Eight fish-landing centres for district

February 20, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 05:43 am IST - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:

Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation Ltd. (KSCADC) will set up 22 fish- landing centres worth Rs.19.46 crore for the development of coastal areas in the State. Eight of the centres will be in the capital district, Ports and Fisheries Minister K. Babu has said.

Speaking after the launch of work on a fish-landing centre and anganwadi at Anchuthengu and the Mambally Fish Village project, the Minister said construction of five fish-landing centres at Paruthoor, Poovar, Puthiyathura, Puthukurichy, and Anchuthengu had been completed. Four anganwadis were constructed for Rs.74 lakh at Valiyathura and Anchuthengu as well, as part of KSCADC’s initiative to construct 68 anganwadis at a cost of Rs.6.08 crore in the State.

The Mambally Fish Village project would have a drinking water scheme worth Rs.35 lakh, electrification project worth Rs.75 lakh, financial aid of Rs.56 lakh for 140 beneficiaries and installation of four high-mast lights worth Rs.32 lakh, according to a press release.

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