Sabarimala roads: ‘Work will begin after monsoon’

Published: 03rd July 2012 12:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2012 12:26 PM   |  A+A-

PWD Minister V K Ebrahim Kunju has said that the work on Sabarimala roads under heavy maintenance scheme will begin after monsoon.

Inaugurating the work on the Vakayar-Vallikode stretch and new Chempakapalam bridge at Kochalummood Junction in Vallikode near here on Monday, Ebrahim Kunju said that instructions were given to the PWD officials to undertake maintenance work on the Sabarimala roads.

The Minister said that a review meeting on Sabarimala roads would be held in Ernakulam on July 7.

The work on Vakayar-Vallikode road and Chempakapalam would be completed in a year.

The Minister said that the government had already initiated steps to resume the land acquisition proceedings for the National Highway.

Ebrahim Kunju said that the Rs 7.50-crore Chandanappally-Vallikode road would be undertaken immediately.

Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash presided over the function. District Panchayat member Robin Peter, Konni block panchayat president Leela Rajan, vice-president Omni Eapen, Vallikode grama panchayat president G Maya, C  V Sudhakaran, Chandramathy, John Koshy, Beena Soman, Prasannakumari and R Mohanan Nair spoke.


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