Belagavi: Belagavi North BJP MLA Anil Benake, as assured of getting one more Government PU college has started efforts in this regard. Benake met PU Board Managing Director PC Jaffar at Bengaluru on Friday and stressed on the need of another PU college in his constituency.

Benake said, after a thorough discussion, the MD showed interest and assured of sanctioning the college. Benake, during the last assembly election, had assured of getting one more PC college.SC, ST Development: Since the backward class students run by Social Welfare department were not in a satisfactory state, Benake also met Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge and appealed him to visit the hostels to know the facts. The minister has assured of visiting the district after June 23. Benake also urged the minister to release Rs 10 crore to develop the backward class localities.