Staff Reporter

PALAKKAD: Minister for Electricity A.K. Balan will inaugurate a seminar and exhibition on jatropha farming at the Renewable Energy and Rural Technology Centre, Kuzhalmannam on Friday.

The seminar will discuss the prospects of jetropha farming for producing bio-diesel. Classes will also be held on the methods of cultivating and processing it.

The programme is being organised by Chakkala Community Association, Chemmannuvila, Thiruvanathapuram in association with Kerala Scientific, Technological and Environment Council, Anert and Energy Management Centre.