Rs.20-crore scheme for Meladi
5 grama panchayats will join hands
KOZHIKODE: Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran will inaugurate the comprehensive agriculture development project of Meladi block panchayat in the district at a cost of Rs. 20 crore on Monday.
The project is being implemented by a collective of five grama panchayats under the Meladi block panchayat with help from district panchayat, Central and State governments.
It aims at enhancing vegetable, paddy and coconut production, development of dairy and shrimp farming, pisciculture in fresh waters and production of egg and meat through infrastructure development and joint physical efforts.
After a study
The project being implemented jointly by Payyoli, Thikkodi, Thurayur, Meppayyur and Kizhariyur grama panchayats and Meladi block panchayat will be supervised by Mr. Viswan.
The project is being implemented after a seven-month study.