Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (KVASU)
Project: Plans 3 poultry hospitals
Location: Mannarkkad (dist. Palakkad), Perumbavoor (dist. Ernakulam) and at Kuthuparamba (dist. Kannur), Kerala.
Project Details: Total estimated cost of the project is Rs. 6 million – inclusive of all the three hospitals excluding the infrastructure cost. Land allotment is underway from the Kerala State Poultry Development Corporation. Work on the project will commence shortly & is planned for completion in 2016. The KVASU is also planning a separate tribal entrepreneurship training centre at Thiruvazhamkunnu.
Twenty-five veterinary service-cum-entrepreneurship centres would be established in the State in collaboration with the Malabar Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union. According to media reports, the total budget allocation for the financial year 2015-16 is Rs. 2040.5 million, of which, 38 percent would be utilized for infrastructure and farm development & 24 percent each for education and research.