About Us

About Us

Dakshina Kannada district is a land of creation of Lord Parashurama. The district is popularlyknown as the land of temples between the Western coast. Is a sage legacy land that has fertilized the rivers of Netravati, Phalguni, Shambhavi and Kumaradhara in the Western Ghats. The sacred land of religious harmony, which emphasized the passion of godly devotion. The popularity of the entire district is known as the shrine of worship of Hinduism, such as Shaiva, Vaishnava, Shaktha, Ganapathya and Brahma. Tulu culture is a habitat of goddesses such as Nagatambila, Koragataniya, Kordbabbu Tannimaniga, Kanada katada, Kalkuda Kallurti and Baidarkala. It is a place where devotees and tourists in the Dakshina Kannada district have a great base of religious and cultural reverence to bring their feelings of joy with devotion to the devotees.

Religious organizations in the Dakshina Kannada district are currently functioning under the new Act Karnataka under the Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act, 1997 and the Terms 2002. The temples of the district were functioning under Madras Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act 1951 before the new law was passed. The temples of the district are classified as 'A', 'B' and 'C', depending on their income limit. As per classification of the temples, the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner will look after the administration of the temple. As per Section 25 and 25A of the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowment Act 1997 the Administrator, Executive Officer, Declared Hereditary trustees, Managing Committee are appointed to look after the administration for selected temples.

The particulars of Taluk wise institutions are follows:

Taluk Temples belonging to the Category-A Temples belonging to the Category-B Temples belonging to the Category-C Total Number of temples abandoned from the notification list
Mangalore 19 22 153 194 3
Bantwal 6 7 86 99 1
Puttur 3 5 74 82 -
Belthangady 3 8 57 68 -
Sulya 5 2 46 53 1
Total 36 44 416 496 5 496   -  5  =  491

Dharmika Parishath:

As per Sec 25 of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Endowment Act 1997 the committee of management is constituted. If the notified temple gross annual income is below Rs. 25 lakhs the Committee of management will be constituted by the Zilla Dharmika Parishath. If the notified temple gross annual income exceeds Rs. 25 lakhs the Committee of management will be constituted by the Rajya Dharmika Parishath. As such 9 members will be selected to constitute the committee of management.

List of the temple committee is formed :

Category-A Category-B Category-C Total
21 29 168 218

Maintenance of Registers:

As per Sec 35 of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Endowment Rules 2002 different registers like cash book register, inventory register, payroll register, deposit register, dittum register, employee register, gold and silver register, day book, seva register, service register, auction register, etc… are to be maintained in the notified institutions.

Aradhana Yojane :

Under this scheme, the grant will be released every year. This grant amount will be distributed by the Commissioner to the concerned Deputy Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner will distribute the amount to the concerned thasildars. Amount released must be used exclusively to the scheduled caste and tribes for the construction of the temple, prayer hall/community hall where they reside. For the repair and development work the amount will be released upto Rs. 50,000.00. For the renovation and reconstruction work, for construction of meditation hall, prayer hall the amount upto Rs 1.00 lakh. For the newly construction of the Bhajana Mandir the amount upto Rs. 1.75 lakh is released. The Administration Sanction is given by the Deputy Commissioner if the estimation exceeds of Rs. 1.25 lakh.

General Grant:

Under this scheme, the grant will be released by the Government to concerned Deputy Commissioner, for the renovation work of the notified temples and private temples as per rules. (If the order copy of the grant is produced, then the amount will be released).

Common Pool Fund:

As per Sec 17 of the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act 1997 the common pool fund constituted for the Rajya Dharmika Parishath to create a fund by contributions made by the notified or declared institutions. 10 % of the net income in respect of institution whose gross annual income exceeds Rs. 10 lakhs and 5 % of the net income in respect of institution whose gross annual income exceed Rs. 5 lakhs but does not exceed rupees ten lakhs. Grants received from the State Government. Rajya Dharmika Parishath administerthe Common Pool Fund subject to the conditions orfor the purposes mentioned under Section 19 of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act 1997. This fund is released only for the ‘C’ grade temples.

Renovation/Development committee:

As per Sec 40B of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowment Rules 2002 in case of institution requiring renovation/repair/reconstruction is in need of donation from the public and Government grant, a Development Committee may be constituted for the purpose of renovation of the institution building.

Tasdik :

Every year Government releases Tasdik amount to the approved temples. This amount will be given by the thasildars to the concerned administrators of the temples as per the direction of the Deputy Commissioner.

Vishesha Gataka Yojane and Girijana Yojane:

Under this scheme, amount released by the Government will be used exclusively for the construction of the prayer hall/community hall to the scheduled caste and tribes where they reside.

District level administration

Team
Sasikant Senthil S. ,

IAS

Deputy Commissioner and

District Magistrate

Team
Kumara, KAS

Assistant Deputy Commissioner

Dakshina Kannada,Mangalore

Team
Prameela M.K., KAS,

KAS

Assistant Commissioner

Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Department,Dakshina Kannada,Mangalore

Muzarai

Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district is the Muzrai officer of the Dakshina Kannada and he exercises control over all the Muzrai institutions in the district. He is responsible for to the Commissioner of Hindu Religious Institution and Charitable Endowments in Mangalore, in respect of Muzrai matters. He administers the affairs relating to the Muzrai institutions in his jurisdictions in accordance with provisions of the Karnataka.

In the district there are many age-old Muzrai institutions which are held in high veneration for their sanctity. There are 491 notified institution in Dakshinakannada district. These institutions are classified into A,B,C category.

ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಉಪ ಆಯುಕ್ತರು

  • ದತ್ತಿ ಸಹಾಯಕರು
    1. 1. ಪ್ರಥಮ ದರ್ಜೆ ಸಹಾಯಕರು

    2. 2. ದ್ವಿತೀಯ ದರ್ಜೆ ಸಹಾಯಕರು

    3. 3. ಬೆರಳಚ್ಚುಗಾರರು

  • ಸಹಾಯಕ ಆಯುಕ್ತರು ( ಮಂಗಳೂರು )
    1. 1. ಅಧೀಕ್ಷಕರು

    2. 2. ಪ್ರಥಮ ದರ್ಜೆ ಪರಿವೀಕ್ಷಕರು

    3. 3. ಪ್ರಥಮ ದರ್ಜೆ ಶೀಘ್ರ ಲಿಪಿಗಾರರು

    4. 4. ವಾಹನ ಚಾಲಕರು

    5. 5. ಗ್ರೂಪ್ ಡಿ