Published on : Friday, February 10, 2017
The local residents of Koorachundu have voluntarily contributed land for the second-phase expansion of the Nambikulam eco-tourism center. To facilitate the entire process along with land acquisition, documents have been submitted to the Tourism Department.
An expansion and widening of a four kilometer road connecting with adjoining rural areas is the main attribute of the second-phase expansion project. Besides, incorporating ropeways, huge seminar hall, and good facilities for the comfort stations are the other facets of the said project to attract domestic tourists.
As per Koorachundu grama panchayat, more than 17 villagers have provided their consent
letters for immediate execution of the project as more than 4 acres of land are already with the government. The rural farmers are considering the said project as an opportunity to make money as widening of road in the region will usher some positive benefits to the locals. To quote Binu John, a localite, ‘’ If a person has to surrender his one acre of land for the project, then his neighbors, who own land closer to his property, also come forward to share a portion of their land with the man to compensate the loss.’’