Pokkali cultivation is unique to central Kerala, especially to the regions in Ernakulam and Trichr districts of Kerala. In Paravur, Kottuvalli-Azhikkara villages were known for the Pokkali fields. Pokkali rice got Geographical identification and bio diversity certification. Four crores were spent on developing and rejuvenating barren agriculture land and fields. Pokkali cultivation was extended to these areas.