The cabinet also decided to hand over to Kochi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd the works of Light Metro projects in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode, and three flyovers.
The state government has allotted 10 lakh tap water connections across the southern state in the last one year.
The proposed hike is apart from the 5% increase ordered every April till 2024 as part of honouring the loan condition set by the central government.
The KWA scheme will be implemented under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) aimed at beautification of cities.
A five-percent increase in water supply charges effective from April 1 covers domestic, commercial and industrial consumers.
There are 35 lakh domestic consumers in Kerala. For those below the poverty line among the domestic consumers, up to 15,000 litres per month will be continued to be supplied free-of-cost.
Kayaking, canoeing, sailing, stand-up paddle and surfing are the events available at KBC.
The water tariff will increase on every April 1 till 2024 to meet the eligibility criteria for an additional borrowing of 2% of the Gross State Domestic Product.
The infected is a 37-year-old man, who is undergoing treatment at a private hospital.
Climate change is a global problem, not limited geographically and it is knocking at our doors every day, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said.