Affordable cement soon in Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Taking a leaf from neighbouring Tamil Nadu’s ‘Amma Cement’ scheme, CPM led LDF government in Kerala is planning to introduce a programme in which the key construction component would be distributed at a budget price.

Replying to a calling attention in the assembly for the present situation due to increase in cement price in the state, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said a scheme similar to Amma cement would be worked out in consultation with cement producers.

“Government will hold discussions with cement producers to finalize the scheme. Certain guidelines also has to be made,“ he said.

Credits ET Realty

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