Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: Minister for Water Resources N.K. Premachandran has said that an allocation of Rs.80 lakh to construct a new block at Chavara Government College has been made in the supplementary budget presented by Minister for Finance T.M. Thomas Isaac in the Assembly. The allocation has come as a boon to the college in its silver jubilee year, said Mr. Premachandran in a statement.

During a function organised recently in connection with the inauguration of the sub-treasury at Chavara, Dr. Isaac had given the assurance that an allocation would be made for the development of the college. Following the announcement, the PWD had submitted an estimate for Rs.4 crore.