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Margin Free Market is a chain of speciality supermarkets in Kerala state, South India. Supermarket produce section A supermarket is a store that sells a wide variety of goods including food and alcohol, medicine, clothes, and other household products that are consumed regularly. ... Kerala (IPA: ; Malayalam: കേരളം — ) is a state on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. ... A map of South India, its rivers, regions and water bodies. ...


During the past six years a price increase of essential commodities by 100 to 200% has been a regular feature in Kerala. Some of the citizens in Trivandrum City thought of organising a forum which could help the consumers in their day to day needs. This is the background of the formation of Consumer Protection & Guidance Society registered in the year 1993. It is the policy of the Society to give full support to the Government, in controlling the price of essential commodities. Amongst other things, the Society has given importance to open a venue where the consumers can get products at reasonable rates . The idea of "Margin Free" programme came up as a first step, based on these ends in view. The Margin Free Market is a co-operative venture of the Consumer Protection & Guidance Society and the management, which came forward to take up the responsibility of launching it. The First Margin Free Market, Fort, Trivandrum was inaugurated on 26th January 1994 by the Hon. District Collector Nivethitha P Haran. Later, another Margin Free Market at Bakery Junction, Trivandrum was inaugurated on 10th December 1997 by the Hon. Principal Secretary, Finance, Vinod Rai, IAS and one more at Padmavilasam Road, Fort by Hon. Collector in charge, C.A. Latha on 19th October 1998. Hon. Civil Supplies Minister E. Chandrashekaran Nair inaugurated the fourth MARGIN FREE MARKET at Alwaye on 20th December 1998. Indian Coffee House Thiruvananthapuram or Thiruvanathapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum) is the capital (population - 889,191 (2001)) of the state of Kerala, India. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... (Redirected from 26th January) January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Indian Coffee House Thiruvananthapuram or Thiruvanathapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum) is the capital (population - 889,191 (2001)) of the state of Kerala, India. ... (Redirected from 10th December) December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Redirected from 19th October) October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Aluva (Alwaye) is city north of Kochi in Ernakulam district of Kerala state in South India. ... (Redirected from 20th December) December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Provisions, Toiletries, Gift Articles, Kitchenware, plastic goods, fans, mixers, pressure cookers etc. are being sold at reduced rates variying from 1 to 40% less than the maximum retail price fixed by the companies. The society could create an awareness among the people which has resulted in opening a few Margin Free Shops at various parts of Kerala on their own accord. This is a list of food preparation utensils, also known as kitchenware. ...


Charitable work like providing help to physically handicapped inmates of Chesire Home, Orphanages etc. are also undertaken.


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