In an eco-friendly move that will also indirectly benefit around 3,000 farmers, Meat Products of India (MPI), the only public sector undertaking in the state engaged in meat processing, will open its pollution-free, high-tech slaughterhouse and meat-processing plant at Edayar near Koothattukulam on Saturday.
The state government’s ambitious project ‘Life’, aimed at providing houses to the homeless, and the distribution of the first instalment of the financial aid under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) in the district will be inaugurated in Koothattukulam municipality on Friday.
In a bid to popularise non-motorised transport in Kochi, the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) has come up with a novel plan to provide Kochiites with the opportunity to ride bicycles through the city roads free of cost.
The Kerala convention of the Federation of Kerala Associations in North America (Fokana) will be held at Lake Palace Resort here on Saturday. Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the meeting at 9 am.
A day after a one-and-half-year-old boy was assaulted by the caretaker of Kali Veedu Daycare and Play School at Palarivattom, the Kochi City Police on Wednesday started compiling a list of playschools and daycare centres under its jurisdiction.