|Thrissur Motor Show|
|Organised by||Government Engineering College, Thrissur|
The Thrissur Motor Show is South India’s largest student organized motor showheld annually in Thrissur city, Kerala, India. The show is an exhibition of luxury, vintage and modified cars and motor bikes . The expo is organized at Thekkinkadu Maidan and organized by Mechanical Engineering Department of Government Engineering College, Thrissur.
Government Engineering College Thrissur is an engineering college situated in Thrissur city of Kerala, India. It is the second oldest engineering college established in Kerala and the first engineering college to be established after the formation of Kerala state. The college is affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
|2000||First ever student organised Motor Show in South India|
|2001||Parade of DC Designs fleet|
|2002||Largest show in kerala|
|2003||Largest Vintage car collection|
|2005||Stunt performance by national dirt bike champion Jinan C.D.|
|2008||The Hindu's "best student organised show". Inauguration by Narain Karthikeyan|
|2012||First public exhibition of Rolls Royce in Kerala|
|2013||A trio of Ferrari 458 italia, Audi R8 and Maserati Gran Turismo as main attraction|
|2014||Porsche Panamera 2015 First public appearance in kerala ; KTM Duke 390 launch in Thrissur|
|2017||Public exhibition of Formula Racecar. Interaction with Formula four racer Mira Erda who is the first Indian woman to enter Euro JK series.|
Thrissur, also known by its former name Trichur, is a city and the headquarters of the Thrissur district in Kerala, India. It is the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala after Kochi and Calicut urban areas and the 20th largest in India. It is famous for the Thrissur Pooram festival.
The Government Engineering College Thrissur is an engineering college situated in Thrissur city of Kerala, India. It is the second 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).to see campus
The University of Calicut, also known as Calicut University, is a state university in India run by the state of Kerala. It is headquartered at Thenjipalam in Malappuram district. Established in 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala after the University of Kerala. The university is affiliated by the University Grants Commission of India. The university has off-campus centres in Malappuram, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Palakkad, Wayanad districts, and in Lakshadweep islands. It conducts courses and examinations for the students of the affiliated colleges. It has 30 post graduate departments and 426 colleges. Prof. M. K. Jayaraj is appointed as new Vice - Chancellor of University of Calicut on 12 July 2020.
College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is a veterinary college located at Mannuthy, Thrissur city of the Indian state of Kerala. The college is part of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
Sree Kerala Varma College is situated in Kanattukara, Trichur (Thrissur), Kerala State, India. It was founded on 11 August 1947 by Rama Varma XV, the Maharaja of erstwhile Kingdom of Cochin.
Ollur is a major suburban area and an old commercial town in the city of Thrissur of Kerala state, South India. It is situated about 5 km away from Swaraj Round on old National Highway 47 (India) towards Kochi. From ancient time onwards, Ollur was a major business centre in Thrissur district. Now, this geographical area is part of Thrissur Municipal Corporation. It is situated between Kuriachira and Thalore on the National Highway. However, a specific identity for this geographical region is still there due to the urban setting of this region and its important religious institutions.
Puzhakkal, also Puzhakkal Padam, is part of Puzhakkal block of Thrissur. A decade ago, Puzhakkal was a vast paddy field situated in the two sides of State Highway 69 (Kerala) going to Guruvayur. The place is named after Puzhakkal River, which flows through this region. Now, it has become the most developed suburban area of Thrissur city. Many of the major nerve centres of Thrissur City, including the Thrissur Collectorate, Vilangan Hills, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Government Law College, Thrissur, Kendriya Vidyalaya, District Industries Centre of Kerala Govt., Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises under Government of India(MSME)., Lulu Convention Center and many more are in the block. Many major automotive companies have commercial spaces here, including Hero Motors, Tata Motors, Fiat, Ford, Nissan, Hyundai, Toyota, Suzuki, Honda and more. A national-level tennis academy is also attracting tennis players here.
The importance and antiquity of education in Kerala is underscored by the state's ranking as among the most literate in the country. The educational transformation of Kerala was triggered by efforts of the Church Mission Society missionaries, who were the pioneers that promoted mass education in Kerala, in the early decades of the 19th century. The local dynastic precursors of modern-day Kerala—primarily the Travancore Royal Family, the Nair Service Society, Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam and Muslim Educational Society (MES)—also made significant contributions to the progress on education in Kerala. There were many sabha mathams that imparted Vedic knowledge. Apart from kalaris, which taught martial arts, there were village schools run by Ezhuthachans or Asians. Christian missionaries brought the modern school education system to Kerala.
Government Medical College Thrissur, established in 1982 is one of the leading centres in medical education in Kerala, India. Kerala University of Health Sciences began functioning in the campus in 2009. Spread over an area of more than 250 acres (100 ha), it is located in the serene surroundings of Mulagunnathukavu 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) away from Thrissur.
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Guruvayur–Thrissur section is a spur line functioning under Trivandrum railway division of Southern Railway Zone. This is a single Broad Gauge line which begins at Thrissur city and ends at Guruvayur in Thrissur District of Kerala. The 23 kilometres (14 mi) section was opened for traffic in the year 1994. The line connects the Cultural Capital of Kerala, Thrissur to the Temple Town of Kerala, Guruvayur, the fourth biggest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees per day.
International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) is an international theatre festival held every year in December in Thrissur city of Kerala State, India. The festival is organised by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi and Cultural Department of Government of Kerala. The festival was started in 2008.
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