Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19: The Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation Limited (KSCADC) is implementing five primary educational infrastructural projects of Rs 13.86 crores in Thiruvananthapuram district, said Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise Shri K Babu at the foundation stone laying ceremony for Vettor Government Higher Secondary School’s new academic block today. Of this, projects worth Rs 70 lakh have already been completed.
The minister also laid the foundation stone for a school auditorium worth Rs 55 lakhs from Varkala Kahar MP’s developmental fund and a new academic block that comes under the state educational department.
The two-storied academic block worth Rs 207.28 lakh comes under the rural primary infrastructure project of NABARD for 2013 to 2015. The 687.2 square meter academic block has five classrooms, one smart classroom, staff room, computer room and a library.
“The KSCADC is implementing 65 educational primary infrastructural projects worth Rs 70.70 crore across the state,” said the minister.
Shri Babu also laid the foundation stone for the sub-center of KSCADC's Vettoor Public Health Centre. The 75.31 square meter sub-centre worth Rs 30 lakhs has a consulting room, injection room, pharmacy, reception and a toilet.
The KSCADC will also provide sufficient equipment and furniture to the school and the sub-centre.
Construction of various projects including drinking water distribution, electrification, libraries, public toilets, waiting sheds in Vettoor Grama Panchayat have already been completed. Construction of a net mending yard worth Rs 35 lakh and the Rs 1 crore renovation project of Arivaalom beach are under progress.
KSCADC Chief Engineer Shri M Rajeev presented the report at the function presided over by Shri Varkala Kahar MLA. KSCADC Director Board member Shri Veli Varghese, Project Manager Shri R Suresh Kumar, Assistant Executive Engineer Shri Mohandas, and panchayat leaders were also present at the function.
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