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'Study viability of RBDCK Mall'

Published: 26th May 2013 11:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th May 2013 11:46 AM   |  A+A-

Janapaksham demanded that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should appoint an expert team to study the viability aspects of the proposed office-cum-shopping mall of the Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited (RBDCK) at Kakkanad.

In a letter sent to the Chief Minister, Janapaksham observed that many projects started by the state government have failed to take off, ending up wasting public money. Hence a detailed study is mandatory before giving the green signal for the project. Janapaksham state convener Benny Joseph has also submitted an RTI seeking information about the project.

“Why is the RBDCK not concentrating on roads and bridges for which it was established, instead of competing with private firms to set up shopping malls,” the RTI letter queried. “The multi-storey building project undertaken by the KTDC, the GCDA shopping complex at the Ernakulam Marine Drive, the relocated Kaloor market and the Nehru International Stadium under the GCDA at Kaloor are among the best examples of wastage of public money.

So a detailed study has to be done before going forward with the RBDCK project,” the letter sent to the Chief Minister observed.



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