Special Initiatives Agriculture Diverse crops, particularly drought resistant varieties are the future crops of our society. Traditional water consuming varieties would not sustain for a longer period. Agriculture is set for a big change in the coming years. DDUGJY - Saubhagya Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ a new scheme was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 25th September, 2017. Under Saubhagya free electricity connections to all households. Horticulture Horticulture growth in Uttara Kannada district grew at a phenomenal rate from 22% to 56% within short span of time.The growth credit gores to the farmers who dared to move out of the traditional crops. Ports Ports are the doors to our commercial glories. Our Nation has rich tradition of doing overseas business since ages. The entire south of the country had both natural and manmade harbours which did roaring business in spices and likes. Lifeline Express The Lifeline Express, or Jeevan Rekha Express, is a hospital train that runs in India that began in 1991. It was a collaboration between the Impact India Foundation (IIF), Indian Railways (IR) and the Health Ministry. Health Referral Scheme Justice K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital has been serving the people of Karnataka and Kerala since its inception in the year 1998, with the mission envisioned by Justice K.S. Hegde. Divyang Initiative The opportunity and the accessibility of the resources for the Social and Economic growth and wellbeing are not equal for Differently Abled People. This issue of prospects and approachability has to be dealt. Project Sea Bird Rehabilitation - Resettlement and Compensation for the Sea Bird Project Affected Families.Sea Bird was the code name given for the proposed Naval Base of India, the largest in whole Asia. Tourism Uttara Kannada is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is bordered by the state of Goa and Belagavi District to the north, Dharwad District and Haveri District to the east, Shivamogga District and Udupi District to the south, and the Arabian Sea to the west. Common Service Center CSCs are the access points for delivery of essential public utility services, social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial, education and agriculture services, apart from host of B2C services to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country. Passport Seva Kendra It was a long pending dream of having a passport centre in Uttara Kannada District. It was quite impossible to have a Passport Centre in a district like Uttara Kannada due to the rigidity in rules. Railways Indian Railways is India's national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways. It manages the fourth-largest railway network in the world by size, with 121,407 kilometres of total track over a 67,368-kilometre route.