66th edition of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race (NTBR) to be held at Punnamada Lake on November 10 2018. Seventy-eight boats will participate in different categories .Chundan vallams (snakeboats) category 25 boats Iruttu kuthi (A) 26 boats Churulan category 4 boats. iruttu kuthi (B) category 4 boats Veppu (A) category 9 boats Veppu (B) category 7 boats Thekkanodi category for women 3 boats. . : .. Prizes: The Tourism Department has already announced that it will launch an Indian Premier League model boat race league in the State this year. The Kerala Boat Race League (KBRL) will commence with the Nehru Trophy and conclude with the President’s Trophy in Kollam. The league will have 12 races, with the NTBR considered as the qualification race for the league.:. .