The action comes following orders passed earlier this year for its construction at the village in Sembanarkoil block.
Despite the frequency and magnitude of sea erosion increasing in recent years, locals allege no steps have been taken by the district administration to counter the impending danger.
Murukesan T P, a fisherman from Vypeen, has been nurturing mangroves since 2014. So far, he has provided more than 80,000 saplings, reports Anu Kuruvilla
The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.
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Kufos has prepared a preliminary report after consulting stakeholders and experts with an aim to prevent further sea erosion.It suggests a T-shaped floating structure
Tetrapods are made of concrete and they are designed in a tetrahedral shape to dissipate force of incoming waves
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According to him, for the past 15 years, the construction and repair of the sea wall along the coast from Chellanam to Fort Kochi remains in limbo.