Staff Reporter

Clearance given for many projects

KOZHIKODE: The District Planning Committee (DPC) has approved the annual Plan of the Kakkodi, Elathur, Kodencheri and Mavoor grama panchayats in the district.

The meeting of the DPC held at the Collectorate here was presided over by district panchayat president K.P. Kunhahammedkutty.

Approved projects

The DPC gave its approval for 87 projects estimated at Rs.85.83 lakhs submitted by the Kakkodi grama panchayat. Of these, 14 projects estimated at Rs.28.22 lakhs were demarcated for Scheduled Castes (SC). Elathur panchayat will implement 92 projects estimated at Rs.88.4 lakhs. Of these, 23 projects were targeted at SC.

The DPC also approved 88 projects estimated at Rs.109.27 lakhs submitted by the Kodencherry grama panchayat. Of these, nine projects are aimed at SC and 11 at Scheduled Tribes (ST). Mavoor grama panchayat had submitted 101 projects estimated at Rs.72.9 lakhs. Of these, 21 projects are for SC.

The meeting was attended by DPC members Avala Narayanan, K. Chandran, M. Radhakrishnan, K. Sudhakaran, Dinesh Perumanna, Ayadathil Ravindran, K. Nanu, T. Moidheenkoya and B. Vasantha and district planning officer M. Radhakrishnan.