Chairpersons and secretaries of local bodies, which registered 100% project implementation, received awards from the Minister.
He was speaking at a meeting to review the progress of project implementation by local bodies in the district in the first quarter of the fiscal.
Among the local bodies, Parakkadavu block panchayat (26%), North Paravur municipality (22.76%) and Vadakkekara grama panchayat (27.25%) surged ahead in the first three months of project implementation.
Several engineers were entrusted with the charge of multiple local bodies.
The meeting observed that the lack of adequate engineers hampered the progress of construction projects in local bodies.
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