The Tourism Department is planning a project involving Poovar and Pozhiyoor which comprises unexplored regions.
When cyclone Ockhi hit the shores of Kerala and Tamil Nadu two years ago, it claimed more than 400 lives.
Petitioner contended that the mass deletion has raised a suspicion that the election authorities had made a statutory default in conducting a fair and free election, by removing voters’ names wantonly
Following 'Ockhi', fishermen in the state face issues as they claim that the state and central government ignore their pleas.
The government will also mobilise Rs 7.94 crore from the Ockhi relief fund for purchasing 120 FRP boats for fisherfolks affected by the cyclone.
It was not an easy task for him to take this government through many a hurdle during these two years.
The Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen (SAF) will be given the charge of the facility.
However, Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma criticised the opposition for not studying the status of the government's financial assistance and relief towards affected families.
The rescue operation carried out by the state’s fishermen during the mid-August flood has been invaluable that the government decided to implement insurance scheme for traditional fishing boats.
If the government could give at least Rs 10 lakh directly to the dependents without putting it in the bank, it would have helped them, a social worker said.
The India government permits the use of satellite phone only with special government order; permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs is mandatory.
Centre released only Rs 133 crore cyclone Ockhi relief fund against Tamil Nadu's demand of 9000 crore
The Central government released only Rs 133 crore when the State demanded Rs 9,302 crore to carry out rehabilitation and relief works in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi.
In his petition, Jacob Thomas argued that the suspension and entire disciplinary proceedings initiated against him were arbitrary and illegal.
The committee had come out with the demands in its report on Cyclone Ockhi and the environmental impact it had on the coastal areas.
Brunan M of Vettucadu is one such survivor who was rescued after three days at sea.