Govt to provide Rs 30 cr for world Kannada meet

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011 - 22:03

Bangalore: Karnataka Government would release
Rs 30 crore for the World Kannada Conference to be held from
March 11-13 in Belgaum, Minister for Kannada and Culture
Govind Karjol said on Friday.

Rs 10 crore has already been released and the District
administration has spent Rs 3.5 crore on creating
infrastructure for the event, Karjol said after unveiling the
emblem for the conference here.

He would discuss with Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa the
issue of allocation of more funds if the need arose, he said.

A meeting to discuss the arrangements for the meet would
be held in Belgaum on February 2, he said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 28, 2011 - 22:03

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