Inclusion will affect development of pilgrim centre six-member village-level committee appointed by the State government has excluded the sacred grove (Poonkavanam) of Sabarimala and Pampa from the

It is high time the government took necessary initiative to address the pollution problems facing the Pampasays, N.K. Sukumaran Nair, general secretary, Pampa Parirakshana Samiti.

World Rivers Day is being observed today

Even as World Rivers Day is observed on Sunday, the Central Travancore region, comprising Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, and parts of Alappuzha, is fast becoming a graveyard of rivers and natural streams owing to indiscriminate sand-mining, encroachments, and pollution.

Kochi: In the abode of Lord Ayappa, devotees seeking a darshan must take a dip in the Pampa.

The district administration will prepare a comprehensive action plan for the conservation of the Pampa, Manimala, Achenkovil, and Kallada rivers which course through the district, District Collecto

‘Residents of Pampa basin face health risk due to river pollution'

Pilot project prior to a programme for four rivers
Rs.90-crore conservation project for Vembanad Lake
Rs.15 crore set apart to replaceold water pumps
PATHANAMTHITTA: Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph said here on Monday that the State government would implement a comprehensive model project to protect the Pampa and its banks in a time-bound manner.


Water Resources Minister N.K.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Pampa Action Plan (PAP), which had never really been put to action in the past eight years, will now be co-opted into a larger comprehensive Pampa River Basin Watershed Development Programme which will include within its scope not just the revival of Pampa but also the social and economic development of regions along the river basin.

Pampa Action Plan: The picture shows how the human intervention has narrowed down the river.

G K Nair