KOCHI (Metro Rail News): A high-level stakeholder meeting on the proposed Global City at Ayyampuzha was held in Kochi. The meeting aimed at assessing the market demand for the multi-crore project was attended by industrialists representing Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce &Industry, the Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Kochi.
The meeting was convened by Kochi Kochi Bangalore Industrial Corridor (KBIC), which is headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Special Projects) Alkesh Kumar Sharma IAS. KINFRA MD Santhosh Koshy Thomas, Ernakulam District Collector S Suhas, Palakkad District Collector D. Balamurali IAS and the representatives of CH2M HILL International Ltd(Jacobs Engineering Group), the master-planning agency attended the meeting.
“The Industries and Trade bodies have given valuable suggestions for an eco-friendly, non-polluting development of the project. They appreciated the plans as the project will create huge investment and employment opportunities. The stakeholders meeting was focussed to identify the specific service, trade and knowledge components in Ayyampuzha project.” said Mr Sharma.
The agency is currently developing the detailed master plan and they are expected to complete it by March 2021.