Emerging Kerala

  • South Korean firm eyes solar energy project in Kerala September 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: After the recent Emerging Kerala investors' meet at Kochi, a South Korean energy company has shown interest in a tie-up with the state for a 330 MW solar power centre, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters here, Chandy said the company approached the government after...
  • State forms bodies to pursue Emerging Kerala proposals September 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Acting fast on a follow-up to the Emerging Kerala 2012, the State Government on Tuesday announced the constitution of three crucial bodies for ensuring the time-bound sanctioning of projects and facilitating their hassle-free implementation. The Cabinet meeting decided to constitute an Investment Promotion Board with the Chief Minister as...
  • Kerala: LDF fails to cash in on 'Emerging' rift in UDF September 18, 2012

    Kochi: Even as there is an evident rift within the UDF and the government following the ‘Emerging Kerala’ investors’ meet, the Opposition has failed to cash in on the opportunity. Though there were some hue and cry over the meet, none of the Opposition parties could come up with solid...
  • Kerala: George, Green Brigade locked in war September 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the ruling front clipping the wings of the UDF ‘Green Brigade’ MLAs and Government Chief Whip P C George with a bar on verbal spat in public, it’s time for blog war now. George had launched his new blog ‘EMERGING FIGHT’ making a direct attack on UDF’s ‘Green’...
  • Emerging Kerala: Chandy exposes Achuthanandan September 7, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: An aggressive Oommen Chandy came down heavily on Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan for what he termed as negative approach and levelling charges after boycotting the all-party meet on Emerging Kerala 2012. The Chief Minister also flayed his predecessor for seeking clarifications on three specific projects and presented documents...
  • Emerging Kerala: Chandy trashes 'website projects' September 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: It was the turn of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday, after Industries Minister P K Kunhalikutty, to soothe the rising tempers on ‘Emerging Kerala 2012.’ Chandy clarified that all projects that came up were published on the website without any kind of screening. The Chief Secretary would hold...
  • Emerging Kerala projects must be transparent: 'Green' MLAs September 3, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Fresh trouble is brewing inside the UDF over the upcoming Emerging Kerala investment meet with a group of UDF MLAs championing the cause of ‘Greens’ and openly demanding that the state government must ensure that all land transactions for Emerging Kerala projects are transparent and according to norms. In...
  • Emerging Kerala: Food, agro units to be showcased September 1, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Emerging Kerala meet will present before the potential investors and entrepreneurs a slew of projects in the primary sector. The upcoming investment summit in Kochi will display the State Government’s prospective ventures aimed at making better use of its natural resources such as foodgrains, fruits, vegetables and herbs. Among...
  • LDF seeks more clarity on Emerging Kerala September 1, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Giving clear signs of dissociation with the ‘Emerging Kerala’ business summit, the LDF state committee which met here on Friday sought more clarity as precondition for any kind of co-operation with the government’s efforts in organising the meet. Briefing reporters about the decisions of the LDF state committee meeting...
  • LDF boycotts meet on Emerging Kerala July 31, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Opposition LDF on Monday boycotted an all-party meeting on ‘Emerging Kerala’, an investment meet to be held in Kochi, convened by the State Government here. Explaining the Opposition stand against the Emerging Kerala, Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan said in a statement here that the same Chief Minister...
  • PM to inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012' July 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A host of invitees from India and abroad have confirmed about participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 scheduled to be held in September at Kochi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the three-day summit which will be held from September 12 to 14. Besides Ministers from Kerala who are...
  • Pitroda's projects will change face of Kerala: CM May 15, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Noted innovator, tech evangelist and policymaker Sam Pitroda has drawn up some 10 major projects for Kerala's resurgence that promise to change the face of the state, says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. "We are confident that given Pitroda's acumen in projects that he will present, this is certainly going...
  • Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment April 16, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise to promote the state as an investment destination. The state government is hosting a three-day global connect event, named "Emerging Kerala", in Kochi...