The fees should be paid by each flat/house in apartments and residential areas. The fees for shops, establishments, street vendors, and catering units will vary depending on the amount of waste generated.
The current term of the local bodies will end on November 11. They will then be under administrative rule for more than a month.
The governing councils were given permission to buy televisions, laptops and computers using the funds allotted to the local bodies earlier.
The CPM is not in favour of the proxy vote provision. Therefore, the state government is also not likely to consider this recommendation.
Masks and gloves will be provided to the 1.5 lakh employees who will be assigned for election duty.
As many as 1,26,317 projects in 1,184 out of the 1,200 local self-government bodies got the nod for the fiscal 2020-2021.
Twenty-nine panchayats from Kerala made it to the overall list in which most ranks are shared by several local self-government bodies.
The court has set a deadline of December 31, 2019 for the state's Public Works Department to repair and maintain all roads managed by it.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan informed the Kerala Assembly that his government will initiate discussions on how best the Kerala diaspora could participate in the upcoming local bodies elections.
The elections were held to 27 grama panchayat, five block panchayat, six municipality and one corporation wards.