28 September Thursday

Kerala To Get Free Of Extreme Poverty By 2025: CM

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Monday May 15, 2023

Palakkad : By 2025, Kerala will be become a state no person living  in extreme poverty, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Efforts toward this  has been set in motion, said CM inaugurating country’s first Welfare Fund Board for those working under Employment Guarantee Scheme.

64,000 families living in extreme poverty have been identified in the meantime and efforts are underway to salvage  them from their present state. This  goal will be wholly met  by December of 2025. Of the 600 promises made in the election manifesto, 580  have been fulfilled this far,  said CM.

3.9 lakh title deeds have been issued  in Kerala in the past 7 years, said CM. Minister for Local Self-Governments, MB Rajesh presided over the event.