General

Police Department: Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan inaugurates “Hello! Kerala Police,” scheme to give mobile phones to all police personnel on law and order and traffic management duties, Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan presides, VJT Hall, 5 p.m.

Agriculture Department: Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac inaugurates seminar on “ASEAN accord and Kerala’s agriculture sector,” Harmony Hall, Mascot Hotel, 11 a.m.

Revenue Department: Revenue Minister K.P. Ramachandran inaugurates national-level training on comprehensive landslip risk management, Institute of Land and Disaster Management, PTP Nagar, 11 a.m.

Local Administration Department: Local Administration Minister Paloli Mohammed Kutty chairs meeting to chart the action plan for making Kerala a garbage- and plastic-litter-free State, Durbar Hall, Secretariat, 2.30 p.m.

Tourism Department: Home and Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan inaugurates district-level registration for the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival, Press Club, 3 p.m.

Kerala Hindi Prachara Sabha: Hindi Fortnight celebrations, competitions for Union government employees, sabha premises, 10 a.m.

CULTURE

Navarathri Trust: Bhairavi (Jananani Mamava), Carnatic vocal by Sanjay Subramaniyam, S.R. Mahadeva Sarma on violin, Palakkad K.S. Mahesh Kumar on Mridangam and Manjoor Unnikrishnan on Ghatom, Fort Palace, 6 p.m.

Abhednananda Ashramam: Brihat Navarathri Sangeetha Utsavam, Carnatic vocal by B. Pushpa Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram. N. Sambath on violin and Changanassery K. Jayan on Mridangam, ashramam premises, 7 p.m.

Kerala State Chalachitra Academy: Mexican Film Festival, Kalabhavan, 4.30 p.m. onwards.

Soorya: Soorya Film festival, Tagore Theatre, 10 a.m.

RELIGION

Karikkakom Sri Chamundi Temple: Navarathri Mahotsavam, 5 a.m onwards.