THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On the auspicious occasion of Onam, Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister, Kerala, announced that the Government of Kerala will work towards completing 100 projects in the next 100 days, terming it as a festive gift to the people. It is being done to boost the socio-economic status of the state, Vijayan said. He said, “This is the Kerala Government`s Onam gift for its people. Kerala`s economic growth should not be stagnant during the COVID season. We have to face new challenges as per the changing needs of the people. We will speed up projects which were delayed due to the outbreak of the pandemic. I am sure the 100 projects in 100 days action plan will boost the economy and society. It is a fulfillment of the promises that were made when this government came to power and will bring relief to the common man directly.”
Vijayan also added that as part of the food security programme, the distribution of the much-lauded food kits, launched by the state government during the COVID crisis, will continue for the next four months. They will be provided in the ration shops which will benefit around 88 lakh ration cardholders in the state.