Alappuzha: In protest against the price hike of cement the contractors in the construction filed will observe a secretariat march on 27th of this month. The highest price of cement is in Kerala now, an increase of 80 rupees.
Mr. Varghese Kannampally, President, Kerala Government Contractors Association said that construction work after the flood havoc and Life Plan project were facing crisis due to the price hike. Private Contractors Association President J Reghukumar added that there were forty percent increase in the price of construction materials.
At present treasury ban exists on bills submitted for payment in connection with construction work and if the ban will not be lifted it is possible that all constructions to complete before March will be getting stopped or delayed.