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 hollowbricks, door frame and window frame etc. In order to tap the potential for this, we are in the process of establishing hollow bricks units. Requirement and other details are mentioned in the following table.

Sl No District Blocks Approximate no. of houses to be constructed  Total no. of hollow bricks required (no. of houses x 2000 blocks) Total number of units required Existing units Units to be formed 
1 Thiruvananthapuram 11 78055     0  
2 Kollam 11 55859     0  
3 Pathanamthitta 8 14729     0  
4 Alappuzha 12 34081     0  
5 Kottayam 11 26145     1  
6 Idukki 8 38375     0  
7 Ernakulam 14 54278     8  
8 Thrissur 16 58315     2  
9 Palakkad 13 72009     0  
10 Malappuram 15 73540     0  
11 Kozhikode 12 39019     0  
12 Wayanad 4 18507     0  
13 Kannur 11 30272     0  
14 Kasaragod 6 28651     0  
  Total 152 621835     11