|തൃശൂർ വികസന സമിതി|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Kerala|
|Headquarters||Sakthan Arcade, Thrissur city, Kerala|
|Parent agency||Government of Kerala|
Thrissur Development Authority (TDA) was a statutory body overseeing the development of the City of Thrissur and Thrissur Metropolitan Area in the state of Kerala, India. K Radhakrishnan was the last Chairman of Thrissur Development Authority.
Thrissur, originally Thiru Siva Peroor and previously known by its anglicised form as Trichur, is the fifth largest city, the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala and the 20th largest in India. It is also the headquarters of the Thrissur District. The City is built around a 65-acre (26 ha) hillock called the Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple. Thrissur was once the capital of the Kingdom of Cochin. It is located 300 kilometres (186 mi) towards north-west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Thrissur is also known as the "Cultural Capital of Kerala" because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. One of the very famous cultural events in Thrissur includes Thrissur Pooram, which is world-famous and attracts quite a number of tourists and travellers.
Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
In 1981 the Government of Kerala constituted Thrissur Urban Development Authority (TUDA) under Town Planning Act. It came into existence on till June 1983. In 2007, the Government of Kerala dissolved the authority. Later in 2012, the authority was again reconstituted by the Government of Kerala.In April 8, 2013, Government of Kerala has appointed K Radhakrishnan as Chairman of Development Authority and Renamed as Thrissur Development Authority (TDA). In 2016, Kerala Government disbanded Thrissur Development Authority.
The Government of Kerala headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram is a democratically elected body that governs the Indian State of Kerala. The state government is headed by the Governor of Kerala as the nominal head of state, with a democratically elected Chief Minister as real head of the executive. The state government maintains its capital at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) and is seated at the Kerala Government Secretariat or the Hajur Kutcheri.
The Government Engineering College Thrissur is an engineering college situated in Thrissur city of Kerala, India. It is the third oldest engineering college established in Kerala and the first government engineering college to be established after the formation of Kerala state. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University(KTU).
Malayala Manorama is a morning newspaper, in Malayalam language, published from Kottayam, Kerala, India by Malayala Manorama Company Limited, Headed by Mammen Mathew .It was first published as a weekly on 22 March 1890, and currently has a readership of over 20 million. It is also the second oldest Malayalam newspaper in Kerala in circulation, after Deepika, which is also published from Kottayam.
Madhyamam is a Malayalam newspaper published from Kerala, India, since 1987. It is India's first international newspaper. It was founded in 1987 by the Ideal Publications Trust. It has nine editions in India and its Persian Gulf edition Gulf Madhyamam has nine in the Middle East.
Kerala Kalamandalam, deemed to be University of Art and Culture by the Government of India, is a major center for learning Indian performing arts, especially those that developed in the Southern states of India, with the special emphasis on Kerala. It is situated in the small town of Cheruthuruthy in Thrissur, Thrissur District on the banks of the Bharathapuzha river.
Athirappilly is a first grade Grama Panchayath with 489.00 km2 area in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur district in Kerala, India. It is located 60 km from Thrissur city, 70 km northeast of Kochi city, 55 km northeast of Cochin International Airport, and 30 km from Chalakudy town.
Sree Kerala Varma College is situated in Kanattukara, Trichur City of Kerala State, India. It was founded on 11 August 1947 by Rama Varma XV, the Maharaja of erstwhile Kochi State.
Kerala Congress (Jacob) is a registered regional political party in the Indian state of Kerala. It is a faction of Kerala Congress founded by the former minister the late T. M. Jacob who has held portfolios like Education, Irrigation, Culture and Civil Supplies in the Kerala Legislative Assembly. Since Jacob's death in 2011, the party has been led by Johnny Nellore, a former MLA.
Kochouseph Thomas Chittilappilly is an Indian business magnate, writer, investor and philanthropist.
Kalyan Group is a holding company for the brands of Kalyan Silks, Kalyan Jewellers, Kalyan Developers, Kalyan Sarees and Kalyan Collections. It is headquartered in Thrissur, Kerala, India. Kalyan Silks have four showrooms in Thrissur, and one each in Cochin, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kottayam, Dubai, Bangalore, Thiruvalla, Sharjah, and Muscat and Kalyan Sarees have showrooms in Coimbatore, Thrissur, Calicut, Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur.
The Municipal Corporation Building, Thrissur, is the seat of the Thrissur Municipal Corporation and is situated in the middle of Thrissur city, Kerala, India.
Thrissur Pooram Exhibition or commonly known as the All India Agricultural, Industrial, Educational and Cultural Exhibition is an exhibition organised jointly by Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple Devaswom and Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple Devaswom, ahead of Thrissur Pooram in Thekkinkadu Maidan in Thrissur city. It is usually conducted over a period of 40 to 50 days during the Thrissur Pooram.
Trivandrum Metro is a proposed rapid transit system in the city of Trivandrum, the capital of the Indian state of Kerala.
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The Thiruvananthapuram–Kannur High-Speed Rail Corridor was a proposed high-speed rail corridor in India that would connect the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram with Kannur in Kerala. In February 2014, the Indian media reported that the state government had shelved the project. But during the last election manifesto ldf government included the project as a highlight and recent survey indicated that 86% of the kerala population did indeed support the project and DMRC was asked to prepare the DPR.
K. Radhakrishnan is a Communist Party of India (Marxist) politician from Thrissur and a former member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly from Chelakkara Assembly Constituency. He was the minister of Youth Affairs & SC-ST Affairs in the third E. K. Nayanar ministry from 1996 to 2001 and also the speaker of Kerala legislative assembly from 2006 to 2011. He became active in politics from a very humble and poor background rising to the rank of a minister in a short span of time.
Kerala Rapid Transit Corporation Ltd, abbreviated to KRTL, is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) formed to implement light metro projects in Kerala. Kerala has light metro systems planned for the cities of Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram. The SPV is fully owned by the State Government and the Chief Minister is the Chairman of the company. The head office of KRTL is at Thiruvananthapuram, with branches at Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram. Earlier it was Kerala Monorail Corporation Ltd.Since monorail was not financial viable DMRC proposed light metro.
Kollam Development Authority (KDA) was an autonomous statutory body overseeing the development of the City of Kollam in the state of Kerala, India. KDA was the responsible body for the planning and development of the major parts of Kollam urban area which consists of the City corporation of Kollam and its surrounding areas like Eravipuram, Sakthikulangara, Neendakara, Uliyakovil, Anchalumoodu, Kottiyam etc. KDA was one of the 5 significant city development authorities in Kerala which gained in significance because of the importance of the City of Kollam as the emerging 'Port City of Kerala'.
On 10 April 2016 at approximately 03:30 AM IST, the Puttingal Temple in Paravur, Kollam, India, experienced an explosion and fire after firework celebrations went awry. As a result, 111 people were killed and more than 350 were injured, including some with severe burns. The temple and at least 150 houses in the area of the temple were damaged by the blast. According to local reports and eyewitnesses, the explosion and fire were caused by sparks from a firecracker being used in a competitive fireworks display igniting fireworks in a concrete storehouse. The temple did not have permission from Kerala government authorities to conduct a "competitive fireworks display". About 15,000 pilgrims were visiting the temple to mark local Hindu celebrations during the last day of a seven-day festival of the goddess Bhadrakali.
Thrissur District has four types of administrative hierarchies: