KITCO is the implementing agency of the project. The KSEB, which owns 4.5 acres of land in which Marunnara is situated, will hand over the land to facilitate the renovation work, which is expected to be completed by January 2011.
Online PR News – 03-September-2010 – – The renovation of Mamankam monuments that are tell tales of the legendary festival of Mamankam held once in every 12 years at Thirunavaya, has brought cheers to Kerala. After a long spell of gross negligence from government, finally these relics will get back their cultural glory when the renovation works set off on August 31.
Under the Nila tourism project, the local-level Tourist Destination Council, with the support of Archeology Department will renovate Changamballi Kalari, ‘Nilapaduthara’, ‘Manikkinar’, ‘Pazhukkamandapam’ and ‘Marunnara’, which were closely associated with the historical event ‘Mamankam’,
KITCO is the implementing agency of the project. The KSEB, which owns 4.5 acres of land in which Marunnara is situated, will hand over the land to facilitate the renovation work, which is expected to be completed by January 2011. The renovation of Mamankam monuments will boost the tourism potential of the region in the coming days.
Mr. Venu K Nair of the Sales and Marketing Division of the Karmakerala had this to say "The popularity of cultural and spiritual tours have helped in the restoration of many cultural edifices and remnants that would have gone extinct otherwise. We are planning to include more package deals for those who wish to explore the cultural richness of Nila and the legendary festival of Mamankam. It is interesting to note that more tourists are choosing cultural and temple tours these days to explore the historical and cultural past of Kerala".
Karma Kerala is a well acclaimed travel operator in Kerala with sales counters in Edinburgh and UK catering to both international and national tourists.