Bengaluru, Karnataka Highlights: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said, “We are sympathetic towards the problems of Pourakarmikas. The state government is committed to redress their grievances humanitarianly.” Speaking to mediapersons before leaving for Telangana to participate in the BJP National Executive Meet, Bommai said, the state government has agreed in principle to regularise the services of the Pourakarmikas who are working on a direct payment system.
In an effort to identify model schools and boost infrastructure, the Karnataka government has made a provision for using funds under the Members of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development (MLA-LAD) scheme to buy vans for providing free pick-up and drop for government school students.
Meanwhile, speaking at the farewell organised by Advocates Association Bengaluru for Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, who attained superannuation on Friday, Justice Veerappa said he would be willing to sacrifice himself if he had done anything wrong.
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