Minister Inaugurates Paruthiyur Stadium
On Aug 28, 2015
|Trivandrum: The Minister for Fisheries and Ports K Babu inaugurated the stadium at Paruthiyur in Kulathoor Fishing Village constructed by the Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation (KSCADC). The Rs.19 lakh, 5,000 sq m stadium is part of NABARD’s Rural Infrastructure Development Fund.
The Minister has also laid the foundation stone for a slew of projects in Paruthiyur and Adimalathura including net mending yards, a community facility centre and a fish landing centre. The total project outlay of the net mending yard in Paruthiyur is Rs.35 lakh, while the net mending yard and the fish landing centre at Adimalathura are estimated to cost Rs.187 lakh - all done with support from the NABARD fund.
“Aiming at overall infrastructure development, the government has given its nod for developmental projects worth Rs.123 crore in Kerala’s fishing villages with the help of NABARD,” said the Minister. The community facility centre at Paruthiyur, at an estimated cost of Rs.61.45 lakh, is being constructed by the fisheries department under its integrated fishing village project.
MLA R Selvaraj, KSCADC General Manager K M Lethy and Chief Engineer M Rajeev, District Panchayath President Ansajitha Russell and Kulathoor Block Panchayath President M R Simon were present on the occasion.