The Akkulam Kayal Rejuvenation Project has been prepared as part of the Rejuvenating Watershed Project implemented across the State. The project aims at the comprehensive rejuvenation of the Akkulam backwaters through sustained conservation, tourism development, and replenishing the fishing wealth.
The State Cabinet meeting has approved the plan to revitalize Akkulam Lake. The project is expected to provide a fresh breath of life to tourism and water resources protection activities in the district. Out of the total outlay of ₹185.23 crore, ₹96 crore has been approved by the Cabinet for the first phase of the project.
The work is expected to be completed within two years and 15 years’ maintenance clause is incorporated in the contract.
Directorate of Tourism
Wapcos Limited, the special purpose vehicle (SPV) appointed by the department for executing the project
P A Mohamed Riyas