The cities of Nilambur and Thrissur in Kerala have been included in the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities.
Nilambur is a major eco-tourism destination of Kerala.
Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, is home to academic and research institutions.
New Delhi. The cities of Nilambur and Thrissur in the state of Kerala have been included in the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities. The UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities is an international policy designed to inspire other cities and how to improve a city. Nilambur is a major eco-tourism destination of Kerala. Most of the population depends on agriculture and allied industries. Nilambur is a developing city, which aims to promote grassroots development, gender equality and democracy. Efforts are being made to make Nilambur a women-friendly city by ensuring equal opportunities to women in all areas, and reducing harassment.
Nilambur provides free health facilities to all citizens and enlists the help of health volunteers to provide door-to-door treatment for bed-ridden patients. Along with this, first aid training is also given to students and young citizens here. At the same time, some hilly areas are facing connectivity problem. Therefore telemedicine facilities will be implemented to reach these population. This city is also a combination of different communities of religion, caste and economy. Another goal of Nilambur city is to promote local trade, handcrafts, agriculture and eco-tourism. Wherein pre-primary education is for all children below the age of six years.
At the same time, there are many academic and research institutes in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. Thrissur city is famous for its jewelery industry, especially gold. Thrissur is the headquarters of four major private sector banks in India. In Thrissur, a standing committee is responsible for taking decisions on finance, development, health, education, welfare, public works and urban planning. With the support of this Standing Committee, the city incorporates all regional and economic strategies into its master plan. Let us tell you that this group of UNESCO global cities also includes some of the most developed cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Hamburg, Athens, Incheon, Bristol and Dublin.
Tags: Kerala, UNESCO
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 05, 2022, 23:47 IST