THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There are 234 constructions in the district violating the norms of the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Act, Minister M K Muneer told the Assembly on Monday.
There are a total of 8,751 constructions in the state violating the norms. Action has been taken against the officials who gave sanction for such constructions.
As many as 164 projects were given sanction incorporating them in the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme to provide potable water during summer in the district, said Minister Adoor Prakash. Among them, 145 schemes have been implemented and Rs 7 crore has been sanctioned for the district for drought relief assistance, the Minister informed the House.
Around 1,400 people, on an average, are seeking treatment in the outpatient section of the Taluk Hospital, Neyyattinkara, a day, Minister for Health V S Sivakumar said while replying to a question. He added that there are ten departments functioning in the OP section of the hospital.
A total of eight panchayats in the district have been chosen for the Hill Area Development Society’s development schemes for the year 2013-14, said Minister K C Joseph.
Attakkulangara School Issue
The issue regarding handing over a part of the land of the Central School, Attakkulangara was again raised in the Assembly on Monday.
Minister for Education P K Abdu Rabb told the Assembly, while replying a question, that an order was issued to give 2.5 acres land of the school on lease for 30 years for constructing bus bay and shopping complex. The order was issued in May 2013. At present, the office of CMAT is functioning on the school compound, the Minister added.