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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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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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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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TCS’ mammoth Trivandrum Campus gets covered by Forbes

Good to see that the international and national media are keenly following last weekend’s Indian Prime Minister’s launch of TCS’s record-breaking facility coming up in Thiruvananthapuram. (Local media as usual, ate free lunch and went to sleep, dreaming of SmartCity) … Continue reading

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Party time at Technocity, Thanks to the Tatas

You may remember the sneak peaks, that this blog has posted in this space, of the upcoming Global Learning Campus by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s #1 IT Company, at Technocity, Thiruvananthapuram…. Well… we could not paste more pictures of … 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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Technopark Grows by 4,000,000 Square Feet!

4,000,000 SF is more than 2/3 of the space promised in the much-trumpeted, but long delayed “Smart” City project. Compared to the media frenzy and Government desperation around the latter project, Technopark has been humming along with little if any … Continue reading

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