City Profile

Thiruvananthapuram City Profile
  • Thiruvananthapuram - Capital city of the Indian state of Kerala
  • Reffered by Mahatma Gandhi as the Évergreen city of India
  • Population - 9.86 lakh (2011 Census)
  • Growth Rate - 3.25% (2001 - 2011)
  • Area - 214.86sq.km
  • Population Density - 4,470 persons/sq.km
  • Work Participation Rate - 36%
  • Dominant Sectors - Tourism , IT, Education.
What makes Thiruvananthapuram Unique?
Strength
  • Major IT Hub in India
  • Natural Habitat and Rich cultural heritage
  • Ranked as city providing best quality of life
  • Ranked as best governed city in India
Weakness
  • Deficient Sewerage Infrastructure
  • Deteriorating condition of water bodies
  • Lack of end to end waste management system
Opportunities
  • Prospects for strengthening of tourism economy
  • Upcoming metro rail projects and transhipment terminal
  • Electronic manufacturing based economic development
Threats
  • Economic devaluation due to flooding and water logging in city core area
  • Environmental degradation
  • Motorized-vehicle oriented Urban Transport
Thiruvananthapuram Smart City & ABD Area
SCP Modules Projects & Cost Proposed Stratergies
Urban Basic Services 15 Projects : ₹771.5Cr Improving Basic Services
Land Use Efficiency
 
5 Projects : ₹238Cr Re-Densification with creative land use
Cultural Identity & Heritage 9 Projects : ₹126.5Cr Conserving Historical & Cultural assets
Resilence & Eco-friendliness 3 Projects : ₹143.7Cr Sustainable Built & natural landscape
Socio-economic Inclusivenes 3 Projects : ₹106.4Cr Promote diversity & Foster inclusivness