Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Karim to open industrial estate

MALAPPURAM: A Scheduled Caste Womens Industrial Estate constructed by the district panchayat at Porur will be thrown open for the beneficiaries on Thursday.

Industries Minister Elamaram Karim will inaugurate the unit aimed at economic development of the scheduled communities.

Apart from a spinning unit set up in association with the Khadi and Village Industries Board, the industrial estate will have a handloom unit, a Kudumbasree Nutrimix food processing unit and a curry powder unit.

The district panchayat had spent Rs.10 lakh and the Khadi and Village Industries Board Rs.6 lakh to set up the khadi spinning unit.

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