Metric system implement in Ernakulam,
Kollam and Kozhikode districts.
Government allows different villages
to distribute 5000-ton rice allowed by center and the
1000-ton set aside by depots, at a ratio of 1.5 kg per
card for one week.
Centre permits to start four new development
blocks in Chavara, Kothamangalam, Mullasery and Thirurangady,
by October 1959.
More measures to take share capital
by weavers. Kerala Government gives 3 lakhs for rebate
in 58-59-time period. Government also decides to structure
state wise Handloom Express team.
Government issues order to distribute
2000 acres of land from Koothali estate to the landless
Electricity supply for Payyanoor has
Government spokes person explains the
development activities by Government for Harijans. Four
thirty three houses were built in Malabar region. Construction
of another two hundred houses is also under plan.
Shoot out at Devikulam. According to
the official report, one deceased and five were injured.
• Government appoints Kottayam
District Judge to probe on Munnar shootout.
• Education Department decided
to bring about an ordinance to take up private schools.
Kerala University gets a grant of Rs.5
lakhs to increase the salary of College Lecturers of Thiru-Kochi.
Grants for minority get extended to
the Thiyya community of Malabar.
Revenue Board stays on the Collector’s decision
on Kattamballi land distribution.
Land distribution ceremony on
'Kerala Piravi' day.