11 projects for the development of Idukki District

Saturday, May 30, 2015,19:50 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Idukki | Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today announced eleven projects for the overall development of this hilly district.
The projects, ranging from title deeds to cancer treatment, were announced by the Chief Minister during his mass contact programme.
He said as many as 18,175 title deeds will be given before August 15. In the last four years, 18,000 title deeds were distributed.
The chief Minister also made it clear that three cent each will be given to 8,673 eligible people who have applied under Zero Landless Kerala Project. The land for the same has been identified and will be distributed before August 1.
Special force will be placed to resolve the case related with land records at Vagamon, he said, adding that comprehensive project will be implemented so that 3000 such cases will be considered and necessary changes will be made in land records to provide title deeds. .
The Chief Minister also added that importance will be given to the treatment sector of Idukki.  Steps will be taken to develop Idukki MCH and cancer treatment centers will come up at Idukki and Thodupuzha.
Chemotherapy unit will be started in taluk hospital with the assistance of Rs 10 lakh from Thodupuzha Corporation and Rs 15 lakhs from Minister for Water Resources.
Suchitwa Munnar Project will be implemented with the help of district tourism promotion council and LSGs. District Collector will coordinate the activities. A Rs 23.32 crore project will be implemented for developing basic facilities for the 2647 ST families at Idamalakkudi with the cooperation of different departments.
A Rs 9.80 crore project that ensures tourism development and jobs will be implemented. LG, Suchitwa Mission and Labour Department will implement project for improving the facilities at the quarters of estates. Legal measures will be taken so that the owners take necessary steps.
One Centre each will be opened at five talks for skill development of youth by giving them training.