The Hindu (Mar. 28, 2012) | Kochi Corporation has earmarked Rs. 60 lakh in its annual budget for protection of canals. The Budget for 2012-13 has given emphasis on rejuvenation of canals in the city. A project on fixing the boundaries of canals will be soon carried out in association with the Revenue Department. Work on constructing side walls will also begin without delay. The local body has received an assurance from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to provide Rs. 6 crore for protection of the Edappally canal.