Alappuzha is also known as the Venice of the East and was recognized by CNN Travel as one of the 10 paradises in India. The city is perhaps most famous for its backwater tourism, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, both national and international. As a part of modernising Alleppey Dtpc has put forward several programs. Lets have a look at the programs put forward by DTPC for modern alappuzha
World is one Family
The Lokame tharavadu Alappuzha art show will feature works by 267 artists under the theme ‘The world is one family-‘. The exhibition comprises art forms like painting (canvas), sculpture (clay) and installations (mud).
The Lokame tharavadu alappuzha art show, which is an edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), The exhibition is being organised with an aim of bringing the common people closer to art and culture through contemporary works.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Coir kerala aims at exploring and expanding the market of coir products from kerala.
Alleppey is the nerve of Kerala’s prominent Coir industry. Here, The coconut husks are beaten into fibre for making beautiful coir products. Both men and women are working in the production of Coir products.
Coir kerala would co-ordinate with co-operative societies to produce coir products at a lower cost and pass on the benefit to consumers. The government has decided to earmark Rs 3 crore for coir kerala. The board will have an office in cochin apart from other places where coir is produced and processed into various goods.