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Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi pavilion to open next month


April 25th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) A state-of-the-art sales pavilion, built as part of the much-awaited Smart City Kochi project, is all set to open next month, an official associated with the ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi, Kerala government to float skill academy


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) Smart City Kochi and the Kerala government have agreed in principle to float a skill development academy to help professionals in IT, banking, and finance improve ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi on course: Official


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The proposed Rs.5,000 crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project will be ready on time, a top official said Monday.Speaking to reporters here, Baju George, managing ... Read more...

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Spadework begins on Smart City Kochi


October 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Spadework has eventually begun on the somewhat delayed Smart City Kochi -- a 250-acre campus that seeks to eventually offer an enticing environment for offices and ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for Kochi infotech project


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The deadlock between the Kerala government and Smart City Dubai over the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi project finally ended Wednesday following talks between Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan ... Read more...

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Smart City CEO comes to get drunk: Achutnanandan (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Even as the deadlock between the Kerala government and Smart City Dubai continued over the fate of the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Kochi project, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan vented ... Read more...

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Smart City Dubai not to withdraw from Smart City Kochi


June 28th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 28 (IANS) A board of directors meeting of the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi concluded here Monday without taking any decision on the fate of the IT project. At the ... Read more...

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Kerala government, opposition spar over Smart City Kochi project


March 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) The Kerala assembly today witnessed uproarious scenes over the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi project, the work on which has been stalled amid differences between the builder ... Read more...

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Board fails to break deadlock over Smart City Kochi


March 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 29 (IANS) The board of directors of the Smart City Kochi at its meeting here Monday failed to resolve any of the issues that have stalled building of the IT ... Read more...

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‘Smart City Kochi delay due to government ineffectiveness’


February 9th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala Tuesday said the proposed Rs.1,500-crore (Rs.15 billion) Smart City Kochi project has failed to materialise due to the ineffectiveness of the state government. Responding ... Read more...

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Smart City Dubai serves ultimatum to Kerala government


December 14th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 14 (IANS) Smart City Dubai Monday served an ultimatum to the Kerala government, saying the Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi project cannot be kept hanging in the balance "endlessly". In a ... Read more...

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‘Smart City Kochi’ to dematerialize, government will look for other options: Kerala CM


November 29th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi (Kerala), Nov 29 (ANI): Talks between Dubai-based Tecom and the Kerala government seems to come to an end as Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has clearly clarified that if ... Read more...

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Kerala asks Smart City developer to stick to agreement


November 28th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday asked Smart City Dubai, the developer of a proposed IT park here, to stick to the framework agreement or else the government ... Read more...

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We are committed to Smart City, says developer (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Hours after Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said the developers of Smart City Kochi faced financial problems, the Dubai-based firm Wednesday extended an invitation to him to visit ... Read more...

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Smart City Dubai is broke: Achuthanandan


November 18th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday said Smart City Dubai, the developer of the proposed Smart City IT park in Kochi, was "broke". "Since they (Smart City Dubai) don't ... Read more...

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Two years after, Smart City foundation stone gathers moss


November 16th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 16 (IANS) Two years after the foundation stone for the Smart City IT park was laid here, the ambitious project is yet to see any progress, thanks to the unresolved ... Read more...

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Smart City project cannot be delayed any further: Developer


June 1st, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 1 (IANS) Smart City Dubai, the developer of a Rs.1,500-crore ($316 million) IT project here, Monday said the project cannot be delayed any further and urged the Kerala government to ... Read more...

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Dubai IT firm wants freehold land from Kerala government


April 21st, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) The proposed Rs.15-billion Smart City Kochi IT park Tuesday suffered a setback after Smart City Dubai, which has signed a pact with the state government to develop the ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi wants SEZ status without strings


December 22nd, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Rs.15-billion ($375-million) IT park, Smart City Kochi, will request the state government to see that it gets special economic zone (SEZ) status without any strings. Speaking to ... Read more...

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One year later, Kochi project stands on foundation stone


November 16th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 16 (IANS) Exactly a year ago this day, the foundation stone for the much hyped information technology (IT)-related Smart City Kochi project was laid here amid fanfare by Kerala Chief ... Read more...

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Mouchel appointed infrastructure consultant for Smart City


July 1st, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 1 (IANS) UK-based consulting company Mouchel has been appointed as infrastructure design and implementation consultant of the Rs.15 billion ($357 million) Smart City project to be developed here. Smart City ... Read more...

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British company to prepare master plan for Kochi


June 29th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 29 (IANS) The proposed Rs.15-billion Smart City project of this Kerala city has been given to British firm Colin Buchanan. Smart City Kochi is a joint venture company promoted by ... Read more...

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Kerala’s IT city promoted at Outsource World London


April 18th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) The proposed Rs.15-billion Smart City project at Kochi had its first marketing event at Outsource World London, a premier business trade platform, the company said here Friday. Outsource ... Read more...

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