Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Kudumbasree poverty eradication mission has joined hands with the coir products promotion programme of the government, selling coir products through its just-concluded Onam fairs. A press release from the Ernakulam district co-ordinator for the Kudumbasree mission said that the Thiruvaniyoor Community Development Society (CDS) had emerged as the first among the CDSes in the State in terms of the Onam sales turnover. The Thiruvaniyoor CDS had sales of Rs. 17 lakh. Chengamanad emerged second with total sales of Rs. 14.6 lakh.

Edathala, Kuttampuzha, Kunnukara, Avoli, Okkal, Elamkunnappuzha and Choornikkara CDSes had a turnover of Rs. 5 lakh each.