‘District needs to strike balance between economic growth, ecology’
| Tuesday | 18th June, 2019
By Express News ServiceKOCHI: Since Kerala is an ecologically-sensitive state, Ernakulam - home to the state’s business capital of Kochi - needs to strike a balance between economic growth and environmental conservation, outgoing District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla said here on Monday.
“Dealing with one-sided growth is a major challenge facing the district,” Safirulla said.
According to Safirulla, joint efforts made by the public and district administration helped tackle the series of natural disasters which had struck the region in the last couple of years.
The outgoing Collector highlighted the innovative projects which were conceived and implemented under his watch.
Sartorial splendourOutgoing Ernakulam Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla’s farewell news conference had its share of light moments.
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