a. SAFE KOLLAM Project
SAFE KOLLAM project is an initiative of the District Collector, Kollam to make the district a model district by ensuring awareness, education and enforcement in the following areas - SafeEnvironment, Safe Water and Water Conservation, Safe Food andHealth, Safe Road andSafeDriving and SafeChildren.
b. Hitech Seminar Hall
A hi-tech Seminar Hall was constructed in Government ITI (SCDD), Oachira, which is an educational institution under the SC Department, Government of Kerala. This project was taken up under MPLADS of Rajya Sabha member Sri K Somaparasad in 2017-18. The work was completed by SIDCO.
c. Saphallyam Housing Project
The Kollam District Panchayat envisioned an innovative project ‘Saphallyam’ for the poor tribal families of Kollam district in the Annual Plan 2017-18.The project was completed in two phases and 10 houses were handed over in Achankovil in AryankavuPanchayat and 5 houses were handed over in Arippa in ChitharaPanchayat. The Tribal Development Officer was the implementing Officer and houses were constructed through Housing Board.
d. Boxing Academy
Kollam is the first district in the State to establish a boxing academy for school students. This project was an initiative of the District Panchayat. The work was started in 2017-18 and completed in 2019-20. Perinad GHSS Academy was selected as the centre for the Academy. The project envisaged the promotion of scientific boxing among high school/higher secondary students in Kollam district. The academy is functioning in association with district sports council and amateur boxing association. Training academy is free of cost.
e. Open Gymnasium Project
Open Gymnasium is another innovative project of Kollam District Panchayat which was successfully implemented in 5 Panchayats of Perayam, Sooranad south, Kalluvathukkal, Nedumpana and Clappana at a total cost of Rs 50 lakh.