STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Rs 1.9-cr project to develop Vasco da Gama square

Once completed, the square will give Kochiites another hangout place on a beach for a public function, musical programmes and cultural events, he added.

Published: 19th May 2020 07:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th May 2020 07:13 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI: To enrich and boost the tourism potential of Fort Kochi, the Cochin Smart Mission Ltd (CSML) is implementing the Beach Front Upgradation at Vasco Square in Fort Kochi with a project cost of Rs 1.95 crore.Vasco da Gama square is one of the most popular locations in Fort Kochi. The narrow promenade with its Chinese fishing nets and numerous delicious seafood stalls has its charm. The area is also one of the most popular movie locations in Fort Kochi.

“Once completed, the Vasco de Gama public square and walkway development project will improve the existing beach walkway and connected landmarks. CSML has plans to improve connectivity, efficient utilisation of public space with the uniform pavement,” said Alkesh Kumar Sharma, CEO of CSML.The work on restoration of drains, widening of walkway and tree guarding are in an advanced stage of completion and the work is expected to be completed by September 2020.

Once completed, the square will give Kochiites another hangout place on a beach for a public function, musical programmes and cultural events, he added.The project is strategically proposed along the beachfront to improve the aesthetic beauty of the beach. CSML has plans to introduce universally accessible infrastructure, especially for differently-abled with adequate seating facilities and organised parking.

 Another highlight of the project will be the lighting with individual control and dimming facility through remote operations. The beachfront is proposed with pedestrian-centric design through controlled entry points with access to authorised vehicles.

Square also for disabled
 CSML has plans to introduce universally accessible infrastructure, especially for differently-abled, with adequate seating facilities and ample parking



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp