Category Archives: Projects

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Cabinet Approves Construction of Doubling of Railway Line with Electrification Between Thiruvananthapuram & Kanyakumari

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday. The total length of the line will … Continue reading

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Attingal Bypass: NHAI is Planning to Construct !

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to construct a 13 kilometre stretch to bypass the congested Attingal town in Thiruvananthapuram district in its revised alignment to develop Cherthala – Kazhakoottam corridor of NH 66. “It will start … Continue reading

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Kundamankadavu Bridge: Another Cultural Hub in Making in Thiruvananthapuram

Image Courtesy: The New Indian Express The century-old Kundamankadavu bridge in Thiruvananthapuram is set to become a cultural hub. Efforts are on to declare the 119-year-old steel suspension bridge a heritage monument as well. The ancient bridge is still used … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Metro: Less Land to be Acquired

The state government has revised its order pertaining to land acquisition for construction of flyover and junction improvement in Sreekaryam as part of the metro project in Thiruvananthapuram. It has been decided to reduce the extent of land to be acquired. … Continue reading

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Ponmudi and Veli to Get a Facelift

Tourists can look forward to better recreational and infrastructure facilities at Ponmudi and Veli in Thiruvananthapuram with the government giving nod for works to the tune of ₹4.54 crore. The lower sanatorium, the first stopover of those reaching the Ponmudi … Continue reading

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Outer Area Growth Corridor, Thiruvananthapuram

Government of Kerala in order to meet future growth requirements of Thiruvananthapuram has initiated the Capital Region Development Project (CRDP). Thus CRDP proposes to develop an  approximately 45km long 6 lane highway Outer Area Growth Corridor project.  The Outer Area … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam Seaport- Facts amidst Falsehoods!

As the Vizhinjam deep-water port project seems to be gathering steam, to borrow an appropriately nautical expression, with the Kerala Cabinet clearing the bid submitted by Adani Ports, India’s largest port operator, a storm still seems to swirl around the project in the media and in the perception of the general public. A storm of deliberate misinformation generated by a plethora of vested interests operating against the project and against the interests of Trivandrum, Kerala and India. These range from uneducated politicians, to malicious pseudo-environmentalists to unemployed lawyers. Unfortunately, this miasma has been getting so widespread, that’s long overdue that we call out and dispel the allegations raised by these hostile forces. Continue reading

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