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Survey to map socio-economic profile of urban families

Survey to map socio-economic profile of urban fa
Survey to map socio-economic profile of urban fa

Express News Service
First Published : 25 Aug 2009 07:41:31 AM IST
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BANGALORE: The urban development ministry would take up a survey to prepare a socio-economic profile of urban families.

Minister for Municipal Administration Balachandra Jarakiholi on Monday said that the survey would be conducted in all the 222 urban local bodies of the state. It would mainly focus on educational and employment details of urban families so that the government got an idea about the beneficiaries of various schemes, the minister said.

There were about 40.5 lakh families residing in urban areas of Karnataka, the Minister said, adding that the grants under the special component programme for SCs and STs had been increased to 22.75 per cent from the existing 18 per cent. With this, all ULBs in the state would get funds in the range of Rs 60 crore to Rs 65 crore, Jarakiholi informed.

Kundapur Town Municipality had bagged the prestigious National Water Award for its efficient water supply management and collection of water taxes. The Corporations

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