Three major projects aimed at the development of tourism in Munnar will be inaugurated by A.P. Anil Kumar, Tourism Minister, Kerala. Among the projects are Munnar Botanical Garden set up at Rs 4.5 crore, the one crore rupees Munnar budget accommodation centre and the Ripples waterfalls tourism projects.
Joice George, MP, will deliver the keynote address. V. Ratheesan, District Collector, and Kochuthresia Paulose, President, District Panchayat will speak at the inaugural function. Munnar wildlife Warden G. Prasad said that the botanical garden, to be developed in the model of Ootty Botanical Garden, will be a mega project. He said that plants suitable to the cool temperature of Munnar would be planted and it would have facilities for people to take rest and take a break.