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Karyavattom & Kazhakkoottam: A Tale of Two Villages

Karyavattom and Kazhakkoottam were once the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city. Eventually, these sleepy villages became a ‘Technopolis‘. The Kerala University campus is 50 years old and Technopark is 25. Technocity and The Sportshub stadium are recent additions. High rise flats … 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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Trivandrum Monorail: In the Reverse Gear in Favour of Kozhikode’s !

The November deadline set by the chief minister for beginning the monorail construction here in the Mission 676 document is unlikely to materialize with land acquisition continuing to be a hurdle for the project. PWD sources said the project may … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Bypass: Purchase Panel Offers Rs 5.25 lakh/cent at Kottukal

The fair value of land along the Mukkola-Karode national highway bypass stretch was fixed at Rs 5.25 lakh/cent at the district-level purchase committee meeting held at Collectorate here on Wednesday. The landowners had staged a protest before arriving at the … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Bypass: Purchase Panel Meet to Fix Fair Value of Land

The district-level purchase committee will meet from October 9 to 11 to fix the fair value for acquiring land on the Mukkola-Karode stretch for the widening of the Kazhakoottam-Karode national highway bypass. District collector K N Satheesh will chair the … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Bypass: Inching Closer to the Reality !

After a long wait of more than two decades, the four laning of Thiruvananthapuram Bypass from Kazhakkoottam to Mukkola Jn, where the land had already been acquired, is inching closer its reality ! We once again wish to thank our … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: Minimum Fare Pegged at Rs.8/-

If things go as planned, people of Thiruvananthapuram can travel in a driverless monorail with a minimum charge of Rs.8/-, less than that of an AC Volvo bus, by 2016. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), general consultant of the … Continue reading

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4 Laning of Kazhakkoottam-Kesavadasapuram Road: Alignment Survey to Start from June 18

The alignment survey for the four-laning of the Kazhakkoottam -Kesavadasapuram stretch at 30 m-width will begin from June 18. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting convened by the Chief Minister the other day to discuss the monorail project … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Bypass: Statutory Notification Published in Gazette for Land Acqusition

After a long wait of nearly two decades, the widening of Thriuvanathapuram Bypass from Kazhakkoottam to Karode near Kerala-Tamilnadu border is approaching to be its reality ! We wish to thank our M.P, Dr.Shashi Tharoor for his efforts for taking … Continue reading

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Central Government Nod for Widening of Trivandrum Bypass

After a deadlock lasting decades, the Public Works Department (PWD) has got the sanction from the Union Government for acquiring the land needed for the development of the National Highway (NH) Bypass connecting Kazhakkoottam in Thiruvananthapuram to Tamil Nadu. The NH … Continue reading

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