In LIFE Survey, it was found that 6,21,835 houses to be constructed for shelterless people. Considering this as an oppourtunity for enterprise sector we started vitalising construction groups. There is also possibilities for construction materials like cementbricks, door frame and window frame etc. In order to tap the potential for this, we are in the process of establishing cement bricks units. Requirement and other details are mentioned in the following table.

District No. of Blocks No. of ULBs No. of existing units  No. of units to be started Total income generated by the units till date (Rs)
Thiruvananthapuram 11 5      
Kollam 11 5      
Pathanamthitta 8 4      
Alappuzha 12 6      
Kottayam 11 6 1    
Idukki 8 2      
Ernakulam 14 14 10    
Thrissur 16 8 2    
Palakkad 13 7      
Malappuram 15 12      
Kozhikode 12 8      
Wayanad 4 3      
Kannur 11 10      
Kasaragod 6 3      
Total 152 93 13    
Cement Brick units- LSG wise details
 
District Block level units Panchayat level units ULB level units
Block No. of units No. of members Panchayat No. of units No. of members ULB No. of units No. of members
Thiruvananthapuram                  
Kollam                  
Pathanamthitta                  
Alappuzha                  
Kottayam       Udayanapuram 1 5      
Idukki                  
Ernakulam       Parakadavu 1 5      
      Pothanikadu 1 5      
      Pallarimanagalam 1 5      
      Malayattoor 1 5      
      Karimaloor 1 5      
      Okkal 1 5      
      Puthenvelikara 1 5      
      Pallipuram 1 5      
      Kuttampuzha 1 5      
      Elamkunnapuzha  1 5      
Thrissur       Mattathoor 1 6      
      Kaipamangalam 1 7      
Palakkad                  
Malappuram                  
Kozhikode                  
Wyanad                  
Kannur                  
Kasaragod                  
Total   0     13     0