suchi@school, an initiative of the Education Department, has bagged the first Chief Minister’s award for innovation in developmental intervention. The project taken up under the MP’s Local Area Development Scheme of P. Rajeev, Rajya Sabha member, seeks to provide sanitation facilities in government and aided schools in Ernakulam district.

The award for innovation in public service delivery has gone to the State Land Bank in the Revenue Department and the South Zone of the Police Department. The Land Bank project won the award for its role in land management through support services in inventory, income and protection. An official press note said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy would give away the awards on March 12.