GENERAL

District Panchayat Poverty Alleviation Unit: Union Minister of State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas to inaugurate Kudumbasree/I.R.D.P./S.G.S.Y. fair 2009, Transport Minister Jose Thettayil to preside, Ernakulathappan Ground, 10 a.m.

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit: Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan lay foundation stone for ladies’ hostel and inauguration of M.A. (Gender, Ecology and Dalit Studies), P.G. Diploma in Kerala Responsible Ayurvedic Tourism Education Resources courses, Transport Minister Jose Thettayil to participate, Kanakadhara Auditorium, Kalady, 2 p.m.

Vegetable & Fruit Promotion Council Keralam: Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran to inaugurate vegetable fair and sale, International Stadium, Kaloor, 3 p.m.

State Horticulture Mission; Parakkadavu Block Panchayat: Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran to inaugurate ‘Banana Fest 2009’, Fisheries and Registration S. Sarma to preside, airport junction, Athani, 5 p.m.

National Institute of Personnel Management: Talk on ‘Cyber crime and its precautionary measures’ by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Kochi City, Prakash. P., NIPM House, Mather Square, 6.30 p.m.

The Institution of Engineers (India) Cochin Local Centre: Technical talk on ‘Digital Audio Broadcasting Techniques’, St. Benedict Road, 6 p.m.

Indian Institute of Materials Management (Cochin Branch): Talk on ‘Integrated logistics & SCM a key tool for materials managers for cost reduction’, IIMM Hall, Alpha Plaza, Kadavanthra, 6.30 p.m.

Punjab National Bank: NRI customers meet, Dream Hotel, Elamkulam, 6.30 p.m.

Neyati Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd.: District Collector M. Beena to inaugurate web site, BTH Sarovaram, Maradu, 2.30 p.m.

Jeevan Raksha Charity and Service Society: Medicine distribution for cancer patients, cancer ward conference hall, General Hospital, 11 a.m.

CULTURE

Changampuzha Samskarika Kendram; Kerala Sahithya Akademy: K.S. Namboodiri commemoration meeting, 5.30 p.m., drama seminar, 3 p.m., Changampuzha Samskarika Kendram, Edappally.

Press Club: M.K. Sanu, critic, to release book ‘Murinjuveezhunna Veyil’ by Padmanabhan Kavumbayi, 12.30 p.m.

Ernakulam Public Library: Screening of Robert Rodriguez’s film ‘Four Rooms’, Library hall, 6 p.m.

Sangam Kala Group; Mukesh Foundation: Mukesh memorial music nite 09, IMA House, Kaloor, 6.30 p.m.

RELIGION

Kannada Sangha: Vinayaka Chathurthi festival, 8 a.m.; Hanuman Kovil, 6 p.m.

Gowda Saraswatha Seva Samgham: Sarvajanik Sree Ganesotsavam, 4 a.m. onwards, S.S. Kalamandir, T.D. Road.