Staff Reporter

KOCHI: Nine block panchayats in the district have given jobs to all those who demanded work under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP).

Alangad, Angamaly, Koovapady, Kothamangalam, Mulanthuruthy, Muvattupuzha, Parakkadavu, Vadavucode and Vypeen blocks achieved this commendable feat.

Till July 29, about 1.25 lakh families in 15 blocks had registered under the NREGP in the district.

Of the 130 works taken up under the programme, 51 works had been completed. More than Rs. 22.02 lakh had been spent in 15 blocks for the works.

Kothamangalam taluk that used Rs. 2.85 lakh for 15 projects topped the list, while Palluruthy block that spent Rs. 59,000 over two projects came in last.