KERALA

Apparel village project soon

Minister for Panchayats and Social Welfare M.K. Muneer has said that an apparel village project will be started in the State with the objective of setting up a market for products of Kudumbasree apparel parks.

Inaugurating the Kudumbasree Apparel Park at Kuttyattoor here on Monday, the Minister said that the project was planned to ensure a market for the products of the apparel parks.

Each Kudumbasree apparel parks would be granted Rs. 35 lakh for setting up an apparel village, he said.

The project was part of the government’s plan to ensure livelihood for people experiencing financial difficulties, he said.

At the function, James Mathew, MLA, inaugurated the ‘Aroodam’ scheme to make Kannur a child-friendly district. District panchayat president K.A. Sarala presided.