Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan has said that residents in urban areas will be sanctioned subsidies for setting up poly-houses.
Inaugurating the ‘Nirav’ Onam-Ramzan fair started by the Vegetable and Fruits Promotion Council Keralam (VFPCK) here on Saturday, the Minister said all applicants would be given 75 per cent subsidy.
Rural Development Minister K.C. Joseph, who inaugurated the fair, said the State would be self-reliant in vegetable, fruit and meat production by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan.
A.P. Abdullakutty, MLA, presided over the function. District panchayat president K.A. Sarala, municipal chairperson Roshni Khalid and VFPCK Chief Executive Officer S. Sivaprasad were present at the function.