Special Correspondent

KOCHI: The Thrissur-based Kalyan Jewellers will have 40 stores in two years' time, says T.S. Kalyanaraman, chairman of the company.

At present, it has 14 showrooms spread over Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The 15th showroom will be launched in Kottayam Sunday and the 16th in Puducherry on March 14, he said in a press communication.

The jewellers are planning to open 10 more showrooms this year. Work has already started in Kannur, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil and Cuddallore. Stores will be set up during this year in Chennai, Kochi, Kancheepuram, Kasaragod, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

The Kottayam showroom will be inaugurated by Dileep, film star, at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The showroom will have an area of 10,000 sq.ft spread over two floors.