STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

'Arteria' Launched in City

Published: 05th August 2015 07:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2015 07:50 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  To a small crowd of wayfarers at LMS Junction, getting to see a live flow of brush strokes of eminent artists was a rare sight, though some were familiar with their expertise on canvas. ‘Arteria’, the project to beautify major walls on city streets, has overcome all initial hiccups and was launched here on Tuesday. Painting a few strokes, the project was inaugurated by Tourism Minister A P Anilkumar on the walls of University Stadium. 

 After the launch, the Minister said a sum of Rs 15 lakh out of Rs 50 lakh for the project has already been sanctioned. A joint initiative of the Tourism Department and district administration, the project was put forward by Collector Biju Prabhakar. Planned to have an opening way back in 2014, the project got entangled in roadblocks. As per initial plans, it envisaged painting a one-lakh square feet space at a cost of Rs 2 crore.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp