PATHANAMTHITTA: District Collector P C Sanalkumar said on Wednesday that a task force was set up to check the spread of Hepatitis A in the district.

Addressing a meeting to discuss measures to control the spread of Hepatitis A, the Collector said that as part of the programme, water sources would be chlorinated. To ensure the successful implementation of the preventive measures, the assistance of health workers, voluntary agencies, Literacy Mission and Kudumbasree Mission would be utilised.

PATHANAMTHITTA: Agriculture Minister Mullakara Ratnakaran said on Saturday that around 1,000 hectares of unused paddy fields would be brought under cultivation soon.

Presiding over a high-level meeting on the intensive paddy cultivation programme convened at the collectorate conference hall here, Mullakara said that 2,891 hectares of paddy fields remained unused in the district.

uncertainty continues in Chengara village in south Kerala's Pathanamthitta district where about 10,000 landless people forcibly settled in a rubber plantation in August 2007. The settlers, mostly

This paper envisages present scenario of solid waste management system in Sabarimala Pilgrimage Centre, Kerala, during its festival season from mid November to mid January. Studies were made to delineate the possible sources, quantity and quality of solid wastes generated.

PATHANAMTHITTA: Making Kerala the first totally electrified State in India is the mission of the Left Democratic Front government, A.K. Balan, Minister for Electricity, has said.

He was inaugurating the work on the 33-kV electrical substation at Poozhikkad near Pandalam on Monday.

A Kerala village burns down a polluting bone crushing factory