Saturday, 11 January 2014

Gate Complex To Mark Entrance To The Ambitious PPP Project in Angamaly

Thiruvananthapuram: Terming it as a unique attempt through public private partnership,Infrastructure Kerala Limited (Inkel) plans to launch a small and medium enterprises (SME) park at Angamaly this month.A gate complex will be constructed soon to mark the entry point of the park to the national highway.
This first of its kind gate complex to the SME park will be 750 metres away from the national highway.It will have a 15-metre-wide road with two ways,each 7.5- metre-broad,ensuring sufficient space for container transportation.
Work for the setting up of SME park at Angamaly has already begun.A multistoried building has already been constructed.Now,contractors have been called to build a gate complex which would cost less than Rs 1 crore, Inkel managing director T Balakrishnan said.
The first phase of SME park project with all infrastructure facilities on lease for non-polluting industrial units has been completed,Inkel executive director Sasidharan Nair said.The fivestoried building constructed has a built-up space of 2 lakh sqft at the rate of 40,000 sqft in each storey,he said,adding that the park is a unique attempt through public private partnership.
At present,80,000 sqft built-up area covering the ground floor and first floor of the building has been allotted,while the remaining 1.2 lakh sqft is available on lease for potential clients.It is for setting up non-polluting industrial units such as electronics,IT/ITES,food processing and biotech firms,Inkels technology head Muralidharan Pillai said.
Quality space and infrastructure,including power and water facility,has been ensured.The first phase of the SME park project that incurred about Rs 30 crore was completed in 17 months,he said.The second phase of the project is expected to incur another Rs 30 crore and will begin soon with the construction of another multistoried building in 2 lakh sqft area by 2015.
The launch of the SME park this month will begin with the functioning of a biotech industrial unit called CML Biotech,an official said.

Survey on Bypass to Begin

The survey for the long-awaited Angamaly Bypass will begin on Friday, said Johny Nellore, chairman of the Kerala Congress (Jacob) and former Angamaly MLA here on Thursday.  Addressing a press conference here Johny Nellore said the fund for the survey and the construction of the road has been sanctioned by the government. The work has been entrusted to the Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd.
 The bypass which starts from Karayamparambu near Mookkannur will be 6 km long with a width of 45 metres. 

CJM Courts to be Set up at Angamaly and Kalady

The Home Department of the State government has sanctioned First Class Judicial Magistrate Courts at Angamaly and Kalady, said Jose Thettayil MLA on Thursday. The buildings necessary for the purpose have also been selected, he said.
The Angamaly court will handle the criminal cases from the two police station areas at Angamaly and Nedumbassery. Angamaly, Thurvannoor, Mookkannur, Karukutty, Parakkadavu and Nedumbassery are the panchayats coming under its jurisdiction. The cases from two police stations at Kalady and Aiyyambuzha will be disposed of by the Kalady Judicial Court.  Kalady, Manjapra, Malayattoor, Nileeswaram, Aiyambuzha, Kanjoor and Sreemoolanagaram panchayats are under the two police station limits.
Thettayil said that the main aim of the two courts is the speedy disposal of cases from these areas

Thursday, 15 August 2013

START UP VILLAGE at Angamaly???

A rumor  is that an extension of start up village may open at space available at INKEL Tower-1

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Kochi Metro to invite EoI for extension of project

(KMRL) will invite expression of interest(EoI) for conducting a feasibility study for extending the project to Angamaly, Kakkanad and to Mattanchery/Fort Kochi. This will be done in subsequent phases of expansion of the metro. The first leg will be of 26 km, connecting Aluva to Thripunithura (Petta).   
The KMRL board has decided to explore the possibility of extending the line to the western part of the city, Mattanchery/Fort Kochi, which is the most populated area. Extension of the metro corridor to Angamaly would involve additional  13 km and to Kakkanad around 10 km  while extensions to Mattanchery/ Fort Kochi would involve a distance of around 12 km.
There is already pressure from the public to extend the line to Angamaly, which is  north of Cochin International Airport, and to Kakkanad, which houses the civil station and is also the location for SEZ industrial units, Infopark as well as the proposed Smart City. 
The board has also decided to invite EoI for conducting a social impact assessment and for preparing a resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) plan for the project. This is important in the light protests against land acquisition for various projects in the vicinity of the city. It may be noted that the agitation of the people of Moolampilly is still on.
In 2005, an Environment Impact Assessment was conducted for the project by the School of Environmental Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology as part of the detailed project report.  This however, contained a brief social impact assessment and a comprehensive assessment is required on the basis of the present metro corridor, which would form the basis for R&R plan.
The board constituted  a subcommittee to  negotiate and prepare the draft contractual agreement with DMRC. The subcommittee will be chaired by KMRL managing director Elias George and includes SK Lohia, DD Pahunja and VP Joy.     
Apart from the main funding for the project, the board also decided to explore options of supplementary funding for specified components of the project. Ut will also explore the possibility of getting financial assistance from agencies other than the Japan International Co-operation Agency.

feasibility study on the proposed expansion of the metro network to Kakkanad, Angamaly to be completed in 7 months

The metro construction works have become active in Aluva with the beginning of the test piling at Pulinchode in the first reach between Aluva and Kalamassery.
“We’ve doing the works in small stretches after barricading the site so that traffic would be affected to the minimum. The second and third pillars at the first reach would be set up at the Aluva service Road and the Aluva station area respectively next week,” metro sources said.
The traditional pooja and test piling at Pulinchoodu was held on Friday morning. DMRC project director P Sriram, Chief Executive Shaji Sakria and officials of the contractor L & T were present on the occasion.
The viaduct will pass through the sides and middle of the NH-47.
Meanwhile, the feasibility study for the 2nd phase has begun with the contractor Rail India Technical And Economic Services (Rites Ltd) starting the process.
“Four different groups have been formed to do the feasibility study on the proposed expansion of the metro network to Kakkanad, Angamaly and the western suburbs of the city.
The process will be completed in seven months when a detailed blueprint for the second phase will be formed,” they said

Multi Product & Services Park at Angamaly

Located near to the Angamaly Railway Station, by the side of National Highway 47 and Cochin International Airport

  • 22.5 acres of well developed Land
  • Ideally Located
  • Highly developed industrial area marked by the presence of national and international names
  • Developed plots of varying sizes
  • Assured Power and Water supply
  • Wide Internal Roads
  • Common Sewage Treatment Plant
Exclusively Reserved for Non-Polluting industries
  • Agri food processing: Bio ingredients, Natural Extracts, Flavours, Nutrients, Probiotics, etc.
  • Avionics & Strategic/High Tech Electronics
  • Services: Health Carte (Speciality Hospital, Wellness Centre, R&D, etc.) industrial R&D, incubation Centre, etc.
  • Education: Business School, Nursing School, Hospital Management
  • Support Facilities:Logistics