October 1957

October 1

The National Development Block was inaugurated at Pattambi by Minister of Health Dr. A.R. Menon.

October 4

Peechi Dam inaugurated. More emphasis should be given for small scale irrigation projects: Governor.

October 5

Kerala Government will encourage industries in private sectors: Governor.

October 7

Twenty Two small scale industrial units of Rs.22 lakhs were allotted to Kerala, says Minister for Industries.

October 8

The Committee to report the future of Malabar District Board proposed administrative councils for each district and powerful Gramapanchayats as supporting units.

October 10

Reasonable remuneration should be given to small landlords without troubling government and farmers: Joint decision of Communist Party of Kerala and Legislative Committee.

October 11

The Kerala Governor release the ordinance to take over District Administration Board

October 12

• Allowances worth Rs.1 lakh were allotted for backward Christians.

• Direct payment to teachers and Rs. 50 as stipends for B.T.students.

October 13

Government decides to appoint a five-member Committee to take up the private forests.

October 15

Second agricultural meet commences at Kaladi.

October 16

Five irrigation projects for Kerala have been included in second 5 year plan. It will be implemented in Kottayam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Trivandrum districts.

October 21

Pazhayannur-Cheerakuzhi project beneficial for 4000 acres of agricultural land was inaugurated by Minister V.R.Krishnayyer.

Allegations against the law and order committee in Kerala is incorrect,” says Nehru.

October 23

Government decides to restructure department of Education. The official declaration that core changes are made on the educational system.

October 27

The government request co-operation of all parties for the anniversary celebration of the Kerala State.

The government in a press release requests the institutions with cast names to remove the same.