Funds sanctioned for 15 ‘Matsya Gramams’

Fisheries Minister K. Babu has said that 15 new integrated Matsya Gramam scheme villages have been given administrative sanction for provision of Rs.2,791.43 lakh. The new villages that have been added to the scheme are Shaktikulangara (Kollam); Elathoor (Kozhikode); Vettoor and Vizhinjam (Thiruvananthapuram); Pallithode, Purakkad and Arthunkal (Alappuzha); Kattoor, Venkidangu, Kadappuram and Edakkazhiyur (Thrissur); Udayamperoor and Kumbalam (Ernakulam); and Bankara Mancheswaram and Kotikkulam (Kasaragod). The amount sanctioned is for improving basic infrastructure, including drinking water supply, electrification, sanitation and libraries.

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