ALAPPUZHA: The district of Alappuzha will be declared as the fourth totally electrified district in the State here on January 26, Electricity Minister A.K. Balan has said.

Addressing a review meeting at the District Collectorate here on Monday, Mr.

Coastal stretch between Kollam and Alappuzha identified

Reserves put at 1,400 million tonnes

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government is working on a proposal for optimum utilisation of mineral sand resources through separation, research and value-addition in the public sector with active involvement of local self-government institutions.

Official sources told The Hindu here that keeping in lin

Objectives: poverty alleviation, food security
311 SHGs selected for the project
Project cost put at Rs.6.99 crore
Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 311 women self-help groups across the State have been selected for an experimental cluster project in dairy farming launched by the Department of Animal Husbandry.

The project Gramarasmi has been designed to promote dairy farming as a group activit

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned an amount of Rs 40.12 crore from its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund to the state government.

The loan is intended for the implementation of the eight drainage and flood prevention projects in Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kollam and Thrissur districts.

ALAPPUZHA: The much-awaited Alappuzha Drinking Water Project, expected to bring succour to the district headquarters where drinking water is a perennial scarcity, is turning out to be fodder for a hot political confrontation just ahead of the local governing body elections.

The project, originally estimated to cost Rs.151.94 crore and to be implemented with Central assistance under the Urban In

ALAPPUZHA: The Rs.1,840 crore-Kuttanad Package, developed after widespread consultations among all stakeholders, is a people's plan for the region's survival, according to agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan.


ALAPPUZHA: Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran declared five grama panchayats in the state as

The wetland ecosystem all over the world is fundamentally characterized by water stress as a focus of environmental impacts on biodiversity and human habitats.

ALAPPUZHA: Despite the directives of the Kerala High Court and the State Government on the proper care of captive elephants, elephant owners and Devaswom Board authorities here are neglecting them.

KOCHI: Over 150 representatives and officials from various panchayats in Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Kottayam participated in a one-day awareness training programme on coastal regulation zone (CRZ) conducted by the Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS) here on Wednesday.