The International Multi-Purpose Greenfield Stadium proposed to be constructing in the space available on the Kerala University Campus, Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. This stadium is also the proposed venue for Opening/Closing ceremony for the 35th National games to be held at Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram as the main venue.The total land in the layout is 34 acres.The stadium will be built in 2 tiers and the capacity of the stadium is 50,000 and will have 6 lighting towers.The other components include Mall, Exhibition cum Trade Center, Swimming Pool etc.
Conceptual Design Perspective View
From Google Maps
The construction is going to be on DBOT basis, the minimum design guidelines and minimum specifications were supplied by NGS for the preparation of the Conceptual Design.
Project Progress Status
As per the government order G.O.(MS) No. 20/2011/S & YA of the S & YA Department dated 26.09.2011 sanction was accorded for the construction of Greenfield stadium at Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram for the conduct of the 35th National Games by adopting annuity model.
A two stage tender process was adopted for the selection of Developer for the construction of stadiums. Developers were empanelled through a prequalification process and RFP (Request For Proposal) issued to the pre-qualified developers inviting technical and financial bids for the development of stadium.
M/s IL&FS Transportation Network Ltd (ITNL) emerged as successful bidder on DBOT (Design Build Operate and Transfer) basis with the lowest NPV (Net Present Value) quote for Rs.141.19Cr which is less than the indicative project cost of Rs. 161 crores mentioned in the RFP document.
The Letter of Award(LOA) has been issued to M/s IL & FS Transportation Network Ltd (ITNL) for the construction of Karyavattom stadium dated September 29, 2011. Initiation of construction works at the project site is expected to start in two months time (Dec 2011). Procedure for land transfer of project site from Kerala University authorities to NGS is under progress.
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