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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 Project – An Open Response to Shri. M.A. Baby

The comments made by Shri M.A. Baby in his Facebook page regarding the Vizhinjam project seem to be based on incomplete facts. All these “concerns” and relevant facts were made available to the public by VISL through their website at … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Bypass: Time Schedule Prepared for Four Laning

A time schedule has been prepared to complete the land acquisition formalities within four months for taking up the Rs. 750-crore four-laning of the 43-km Kazhakuttom to Karode (near Kerala/Tamilnadu state border) NH 47 bypass. As the statutory notification under … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up in Trivandrum – with Jonty Rhodes!

You might expect the world’s best fielder to over step on a cricket ground to be wearing whites or colors, on verdant grass, while showing his expertise in sports. Well no! Jonty Rhodes was clad in a black wet suit … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam – Turning Turtle?

An abrupt change in strategy by the State Government threatens to set the Vizhinjam project back by years if not scuttled for good. It’s urgent that the misconceptions being created around this move be discussed and prompt action be taken … 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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Vizhinjam’s role in a South Indian Industrial Corridor

The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor has been making progress over the last year or so as land acquisition for the project’s core, the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, is nearing completion and nearly $10 Billion in funding has been tied up … Continue reading

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