Koppal. August 1.Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai handed over the order copy of Rs10 cr grant for Gavisiddeshwara Mutt in Koppal .
Speaking to media persons after visiting the Mutt, Bommai said, the seer of the mutt is rendering yeoman service in the field of education and feeding the hungry. The state government has granted Rs10 cr to help the good cause of the Mutt.
The Mutt has been a beacon of hope for the poor students to pursue education. Due to the Covid impact in the last two years, the number of students this year has risen to over 2000. Already there are 3500 students here. They all need to be provided hostel facilities and food, Bommai said.
Minister Halappa Achar, MP Karadi Sanganna and minister Anand Singh and others had explained the need to help the Mutt. Bowing to their request Rs10 cr has been granted and the copy of the order was handed over to the Seer today, Bommai said.
Ministers Halappa Achar, Byrathi Basavaraj, K Sudhakar, CC Patil, MP Karadi Sanganna and others were present.