Kerala government through Kerala Irrigation Infrastructure Development Corporation (KIIDC) has set up a mineral water bottling plant in Aruvikkara in Kerala. The water will be branded as ‘Hilly Aqua’ and will be economically priced at ₹ 13, while the market rate is around ₹ 20. The 20 liter packaged can will be priced at ₹ 20.
The Thiruvananthapuram unit of the all-women network Kudumbashree has designated a six-member team called ‘Santhvanam’ for distribution and marketing of the drinking water produced from the new plant. The government was bringing out the ‘Hilly Aqua’ after purifying the water using the state-of-the-art technology.