A special council of the Kochi Corporation approved projects worth Rs 90 crore last week. The council approved projects after modifications incorporating suggestions by members. Total funds earmarked as part of the decentralised planning programme for 2013-14 is Rs 90, 61,12,000. While plan projects received Rs 50,98,88,000, projects under the maintenance grant received Rs 33,86,48,000. Projects for scheduled castes received Rs 5,75,76,000.
From the Rs 33 crore allotted under the maintenance grant, Rs 6.84 crore is meant for non-road projects while Rs 27 crore has been earmarked for projects under the road category.