MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

KIIFB is constituted under Finance Department of Kerala for raising funds both in the medium as well as long term to finance critical and large infrastructure projects in the state like Vizhinjam International Container Transhipment Terminal,Kochi Metro Project, Kochi Metro Extension, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode Light Metro, Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS), Thiruvananthapuram-Chengannur-First Phase, Kannur Intematinal Airport,Sustainable and Planned Effort to Ensure Infrastructure Development (SPEEID) Kerala Project-Road, Vytilla Mobility Hub Second Phase, etc.

Vizhinjam International Seaport

World class transhipment hub primarily for Indian Sub Continent cargo (ISC) servicing entire India.

Kochi Metro

Building a world class, state-of-the-art Metro rail system for the city of Kochi.

Light Metro Rail

Mass Rapid Transit Systems (MRTS) in the cities of Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode.

Suburban Rail Project

Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) - Thiruvananthapuram to Chengannur.

Kannur International Airport

The 4th International Airport for development and growth of economy of North Malabar Region.

Vyttila Mobility Hub

Integration of various transportation, such as Road, Metro Rail and Water transport, to decongest Kochi city from traffic snarls.

Vizhinjam International Seaport

Project Objective

Owing to its natural advantages resulting out of closeness to International shipping routes, and natural depth Vizhinjam port has potential to become a world class transhipment hub primarily for Indian Sub Continent Cargo (ISC) servicing entire India. The Project is structured in accordance with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Scheme and Guidelines for Financial Support to Public Private Partnerships in Infrastructure. Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) is a special purpose government company (fully owned by Government of Kerala) that would act as an implementing agency for the development of a greenfield port - Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multi purpose Seaport.

Total financial outlay:

Rs. 75250.00 Million

Kochi Metro

Project Objective

The aim of the project is to build a world class, state-of- the-art Metro rail system for the financial capital and nerve centre of Kochi that will not only facilitate rapid and easy passenger movement, but also will act as a catalyst for the urban renewal of the city of Kochi and its balanced development.  Accessing jobs, education, livelihoods and other social needs from the outskirts into the business centre of the city would become less time consuming and quality of life will increase for the urban population. Built on a PPP model between the Centre and state governments, Kochi Metro has DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) as the implementing agency and E Sreedharan, the man who single-handedly conceived the Delhi metro, as the principal advisor to the DMRC.

Total financial outlay:

Rs.51817.9 Million (Phase I), Rs.20240 Million (Phase I-B)

Light Metro Rail

Project Objective

The Projects intends to introduce fully elevated Light Metro Rail systems in the cities of Thiruvananthapuram & Kozhikode, with the aim to ease the traffic congestion in the existing city roads and to provide an efficient public transport system for the residents of these cities. A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) namely Kerala Rapid Transit Corporation Limited (KRTL) has been formed with Corporate office at Thiruvananthapuram and regional office at Kozhikode for implementation of the Light Metro Rail Projects.

Total financial outlay:

Rs.42190 Million for Thiruvananthapuram & Rs.25090 Million for Kozhikode

Suburban Rail Project - Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS)-Thiruvananthapuram to Chengannur

Project Objective

The project intends to implement Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) to improve the public transport system from Thiruvananthapuram to chengannur which is a part of Thiruvananthapuram Division of Southern Railway. Project Specific SPV under the JVC of GoK and Ministry of Railways will be formed for the project. Railways, Thiruvananthapuram Division is responsible for creating / augmentation infrastructure, operation and maintenance etc. of the existing Railway Sytem.

Total financial outlay:

Rs. 30639.7 Million

Kannur International Airport

Project Objective

Kannur International Airport is an upcoming International Airport under construction at Mattanur in Kannur District. Based on the demand of North Malabar region, Government of Kerala conceived the development of Kannur International Airport project as the 4 th International Airport for development and growth of North Malabar. It is being built on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model by the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL). Once completed it will be the second Greenfield airport to be set up in Kerala.

Total financial outlay:

Rs. 18920 Million.

Vyttila Mobility Hub

Project Objective

Integration of various modes of transportation, such as Road, Metro Rail and Water transport, to decongest Kochi city from traffic snarls and to provide a cleaner and convenient public conveyance system.

Total financial outlay:

Rs.433.34 Crores