Tuesday, May 11, 2010

New water scheme from May 18

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Thiruvananthapuram component of the Kerala Water Supply Project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be partially commissioned on May 18.

Minister for Water Resources N. K. Premachandran told the media here on Tuesday that Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan would commission the scheme, marking the inauguration of Fourth Anniversary Celebrations of LDF government.

The Minister said that the other components of the project, except the scheme for Kozhikode city, would be commissioned during the tenure of the present Government.

The schemes for Meenad and neighbouring villages in Kollam district, Cherthala and neighbouring areas in Alappuzha district and Pattuvam and nearby areas in Kannur district would be commissioned during this financial year. The work on the Kozhikode scheme could be completed only by November next year.