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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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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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Emerging Kerala: Did Kerala Emerge?

The State Government’s massively hyped investment promotion event, Emerging Kerala, recently concluded leaving behind a plethora of questions about its success and likely impact on the State’s future development. While reactions to the event have been passionate and in some … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: SPV to be Formed to Implement the Monorail Project

It was decided to form SPV for the speedy implementation of Monorail project in Thiruvananthapuram. This was decided by the high level meeting chaired by the chief minister Shri.Oommen Chandy on 13th June 2012. It was also decided to request … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: DMRC Selected as the Project Consultants

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been selected by the state government as the project consultants for the 41.8-km monorail, an elevated rail-based mass rapid transit system (MRTS), on the Mangalapuram-Ulloor-Overbridge-Killipalam-Balaramapuram-Neyyattinkara corridor in Thiruvananthapuram. The State government issued the … Continue reading

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State Budget 2012-2013: What is in it for Thiruvananthapuram?

Finance Minister Shri.K.M Mani presented the State’s Budget for the next fiscal year 2012-2013. What are the impacts for Thiruvananthapuram from this year’s budget? Following are some excerpts related to Thiruvananthapuram from the “Budget 2012-2013”. Note: Based on past history, … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: Merchants are Ready to Surrender Land; if Compensation is Paid

The Monorail Project in Thiruvananthapuram project will be implemented from Technocity near Pallippuram to Neyyattinkara in 2 Phases.There won’t be much land acquisition required in the 1st phase. However, land acqussion will be a challange for the authorities when the … Continue reading

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