Category Archives: Trivandrum International Airport

International Airport: Interim Report on Social Impact Study Submitted

The land acquisition process for the development and expansion of Thiruvananthapuram International Airport have picked up pace, as Loyola College of Social Sciences, entrusted with the social impact study submitted the interim report at the collectorate. The airport was allotted … Continue reading

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Who to Vote for on April 10

Trivandrum’s on the eve of a closely-fought and widely reported election, one that may determine what sort of development our city sees in the next five years. We have all been bombarded with appeals from at least four of the … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Aeropolis Project Gathering Steam

The “Trivandrum Aeropolis” project envisaged with Thiruvananthapuram International Airport at the centre of activity is gathering steam with chief minister Oommen Chandy calling a meeting on August 2 to discuss the matter with potential stakeholders. This year’s budget had allocated … Continue reading

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Bupkis – Trivandrum’s share (or the Lack of it) in the 2013 Kerala Budget

This year’s budget brought what it has for the last couple of years…..nothing! As we chronicle the tale of the neglect of the State Capital, let’s also look at a few suggestions how development projects could be budgeted in a … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2012 – A Very Forgettable Year!

As 2012 finally drew to a close and 2013 dawns, we quickly review what happened and what did not among the key development initiatives proposed in and around Thiruvananthapuram. It’s not a pretty picture but we need to understand what … Continue reading

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A Master Plan for Kovalam?

The Tourism Department has very belatedly proposed a master-plan to develop Kerala’s original and premier tourist destination, the famed beaches of Kovalam, with a view to foster planned and sustainable development over the next 30 years. Is there a sure … Continue reading

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A Mass Transportation Review of the Trivandrum Metro Region

As Trivandrum witnesses unprecedented growth and investments of over $4 Billion are underway in transportation infrastructure in and around the city, it is high time to ask whether we have a metropolitan transportation strategy for Kerala’s Capital? Issues, opportunities and … Continue reading

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