Violators may lose trade license, says Udupi CMC commissioner Udupi: The ban order on plastic below 40 microns has received positive response from the traders and the vendors.

CMC has elaborate plans to utilise the waste generated in the city for generating power. Plans have been chalked out to take up innovative steps towards generating electricity from solid waste.

Bestowed with Green Leaf Award for effective solid waste management measures, the CMC has already introduced systematic way of collection of wastes.

The coal based Udupi Power Corporation Limited thermal power plant is now set to pose another threat to the people residing in and around five to six km radius of the plant area in the form of oxidation of the iron materials.

According to Rama Poojary who works as the MESCOM Lineman, the entire insulators and other iron contents in the electric poll gets rusted within couple of months from inst

Mangaloreans have a reason to cheer for it has bagged the 8th place on the clenliness index in India.

Out of the total 423 cities including 24 from Karnataka where the survey was conducted, Mysore has bagged the 2nd place while Bangalore has been pushed to 12th place. The other cities which find a place within 50 include Mandya (15), Bidar (22) and Udupi (43).

Udupi CMC has chalked out plans for beautification and development of pollution free city in preparation for the platinum jubilee celebrations of CMC in 2010.