Malpe beach to provide free WiFi facility from January 15

first_imgDistrict tourism department would be providing free WiFi facility at Malpe beach commencing from January 15 this year. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is making arrangements to facilitate this initiative, under which one number would be eligible to get an hour of WiFi, free of cost.“For the benefit of tourists, development works have been undertaken, priority is being given at the beach to cleanliness and safety, and maintenance of the district tourism website has been entrusted to Omega Solutions through e-tender process,” explained Deputy Commissioner of the district, Dr Vishal R. Even Reliance has come forward to provide WiFi facility for tourists.D Manjunathayya, Commissioner of Udupi City Municipal Council, has been directed to issue notices to illegal mobile carts selling snacks on Malpe beach and also to those carts which were not maintaining cleanliness. The police should hold talks with the Coastal Security Police on enhancing security on St. Mary’s Island, he said.He directed the Nirmiti Kendra to use Rs 33 lakh, which was remaining with it after the construction of a tourist jetty at Malpe, for installation of high-mast lamps, laying of inter-lock tiles, construction of gazeboes and a ticket issuing room there. These facilities would help the tourists at the jetty.The construction of basic infrastructure and roads to connect other beaches in the district such as those at Padubidri, Trasi, Maravanthe, Kaup and Othinene had been entrusted to the Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Ltd.last_img

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