Mangaluru: Area Sabhas, Ward Committees workshop on Dec 15

Media Release

Mangaluru, Dec 11: Area Sabhas and Ward Committees workshop will be held on December 15 from 9:30 am to 12 noon at St Aloysius College Auditorium.

The programme will be inaugurated by deputy commissioner Sasikanth Senthil S. Speaker chief guests are Kathyayini Chamaraj, executive rrustee, CIVIC Bengaluru and Narendra Kumar, president, Nagarika Shakti and state joint secretary, Forum to Build Bribe-Free Karnataka.


Introduction of the 74th constitutional amendment 1992 - Community Participation in Municipal Governance in conjunction with Section 13 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 and what it means for the future of Smart City Mangaluru.

An interactive questions and answers session deliberating the concept.

A video presentation highlighting the results of the absence of citizens’ participation in Mangaluru governance.


To develop a functional understanding of the Area Sabhas & Ward Committees system of governance and civic issues that affect citizens in everyday life.

To impart elementary skills in accessing the institutionalization of citizens participation and processes.

To enable citizens to use public advocacy.

To develop a cadre of dutiful citizens to strengthen and aid the local governance service delivery system by bridging the gap between people, especially the most vulnerable and by demystifying the system, spreading awareness and facilitating access.

For more details, contact:

Nigel Albuquerque 7666873534 & Rajendra Kumar 9902020285; MCC Civic Group, Mangaluru.