Grama Kiranam Programme, the exclusive programme of Kudumbashree Kasaragod District Mission received State Government's Approval. The Engineering Department of the Government College of Engineering, Kannur had already certified the quality of the Grama Kiranam LED bulbs made by Kudumbashree members. It is on its basis that the Grama Kiranam Programme received Government approval. So from now, even the Government institutions may buy the Grama Kiranam bulbs devoid of any quotation formalities. Until then, the Grama Kiranam LED bulbs were being sold in trade fairs and other programmes.
The theory and practical training for making LED bulbs and repairing the street lights were given to around 51 people at Cheruvathoor and Uppala during February- March 2018. They were also given training in business management, communication leadership, accounting etc. The bulbs and the street lights have 1 year warranty. An order of 300 LED bulbs had been received from Valiyaparamba Panchayath as part of the association of the Local Self Government Institutions with the Grama Kiranam units of Kudumbashree Kasaragod District Mission, and the same had been delivered on time. The teams are also trained in making LED, tube, emergency, panel light etc. The Grama Kiranam unit members were felicitated by the Kudumbashree Kasaragod District Mission.