The Hon. Minister for Agriculture inaugurated the Thoomullithodu cluster in Wayanad district sanctioned under NMSA on 21.11.16. The department intends to undertake water conservation works like construction of concrete check dams and ponds worth Rs. 30 lakhs in the Meppadi and Muttil panchayats of the district. This will help in alleviating the drought situation of the district and also help in providing assured irrigation for agriculture.