Thrissur Development Authority

The Thrissur Development Authority was formerly known as the Thrissur Urban Development Authority and was set up to conduct the development functions of Thrissur.

It was set up in 1981 by the Kerala Government. It was named as the Thrissur Urban Development Authority and had several surrounding areas under its control. Two years after its founding, the authority came into power on the 3rd of June in 1983.

Thrissur Development Authority building.

In 2007, the government decided to pull down the curtains on three development authorities including the Thrissur Urban development Authority, the Kozhikode Development Authority and the Kollam Development Authority. This step was undertaken as the state government felt that the city corporations played the role of these development authorities and they were initially set up only because these bodies were not functioning efficiently. The Municipal Corporation was taking care of all the requisite city development needs and functioning as a local self government.

The then minister Mohammed Kutty had decided to set up separate developmental wings in order to re-employ the workers of the development authority who would have otherwise lost their jobs owing to the dissolution.

In 2013, the government decided to reconstitute the Thrissur Development Authority. This move was met by intense criticism by the local governing members as they felt that it was an unnecessary move to resurrect a dissolved body. They claimed that it would invite unnecessary spending of large amounts of money to reconstitute it and this money could not be recovered later through any means. They also claimed that it would not necessarily accomplish any further city development accolades.

The government, however, successfully re-established the body and made K.Radhakrishnan the chairman, a role that he reprised as he was the chairman of the body during the time of its dissolution in 2007.

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    AMEER PASHA CP from PERINTHALMANNA 945 Days ago

    Im an architecture student and for my thesis project im intrested in doing the puzhakkal mobility hub.as of this im need of the devolopment plans of thrisshur and the terms of reference for the project.ive provided the email address to which u can forward the same..hopefuly

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    Chandran from Thrissur 1516 Days ago

    25.08.2015.Hello sir,Our Thrissur City is expanding bit by bit, but the roads are not enough to suit for our expansions. The roads are to be widened as much as space is available. The traffic is to be controlled in everywhere bcz the vehicles preferably 2 wh/3 wh vehicles are plying without control. Hence, one can't cross the roads. Even small towns in Kerala have a good traffic system with widened roads than that of Thrissur. Please take the preference in keeping our roads for a good traffic system.The road starting from Police Club to Sakthan Circle (Chowk) may be named as POLICE LINES as seen in Jalandhar City, Tirur etc.All the very best for a better Thrissur.With regards,CHANDRAN

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    thrissur-online.in Expertfrom 1325 Days ago

    intimate the same to the concerned authorities

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    Thomson Jose Akkara from Ollur 1570 Days ago

    Dear Sir/Madam, Our Thrissur have very small roundabouts, so please provide a HUMP at least 50 meter before the vehicles reaching the outer line of roundabouts, so atleast the vehicles nearing the roundabouts can freely move without traffic issues. The hump can be designed as a signal to the drivers. Small continuous 12 humps, or a big hump.I hope this will be a feasible thought, than thinking of widening the roundabouts.I am available on 8301050949. For any further contacts, please don't hesitate to contact me.Thanks.

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    thrissur-online.in Expertfrom 1545 Days ago

    Hello sir, please contact the authorities mentioned above. However, you can always share your issues with us on:  http://www.indiaonline.in/cj/

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