By Shreya → Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Kochi has been drawing lot of traders and travellers on its shore.It is a delightful place to spend some time in heritage accomodation.It also has a great collection of kerelan arts.It is a major port city on the south-west coast of India by the Arabian sea.It is a part of district of Ernakulam in the state of kerala.It is the home to south naval command of the navy and the state headquarters of the Indian coastal guard.It ranks first in the total international and domestic tourist arrivals.


Kochi is one of the 28 Indian cities found to be among the emerging 440 globing cities that will contribute 50% of the world GDP by the year 2025.many factors increased industrial developments in kochi like availability of electricity,good banking facilities,major ports etc.
The district contributes the highest portion,14.47% of the state's GDP.Exports and allied activities are also contributors to the city's economy.the major reason for the urban growth is because of the It sector and the special economic zone.The large scale investment proposals and infrastructure in and around Kochi city will attract more people to the city in future.
Many IT and ITES related companies are coming up in this state. Kochi's historical reliance on trade continues,as the city is the major exporter of many species.It is also a home to the black pepper.It has an established electronics hardware industry with companies such as V-Guard Industries,SFO technologies.Bharat petroleum corporation limited is the biggest oil refinery in kochi. It has also other oil refinery at Ambalamedu.These industries have very large revenues and more employment opportunities.There are also big shopping malls which attract both the domestic and international shoppers.gold,textile,furniture are popular retail shops present there.At a distance of 17 kms from the main city is Eloor where around 247 chemical industries are located.Some industries here include Travancore Cochin chemicals,leather goods manufacturers etc.
Kochi has an established electronics hardware industry with companies such as V-Guard Industries, OEN India Limited, FCI OEN Connectors and SFO Technologies. The Government of Kerala has announced a project to build an industrial park named Electronic City spanning an area of 340 acres (140 ha), to cater to the electronic hardware industries. The private operator NeST is building a Special Economic Zone specifically for electronics hardware spanning an area of 30 acres (12 ha).
Its positioning as a port city is a practical consideration .As it is hemmed in by the western ghats the seaway offers the best bulk transport facilities.
Not only Kochi has shipping facility within the India but it also have clients from Europe and Middle European countries.It is also known to build ships for the Indian Navy.

Transport system:
By air:
The air gateway to Kochi is the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) located at Nedumbassery, which is about 28 km (17 mi) north of Kochi city.
The Cochin airport provides direct connectivity to popular international destinations in the Middle East, Malaysia and Singapore and to most major Indian cities apart from tourist destinations like Lakshadweep. Kochi is also the headquarters of the Air India Express service.

By rail:
The city has two major railway stations – Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town . The main rail transport system in Kochi is operated by the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways, and comes under Thiruvananthapuram Railway division. The South station is one of the busiest railway stations in South India, with more than 128 scheduled train services daily.

By road:
It is connected to all the states and highways including National Highway 544, National Highway 966A, National Highway 966B and NH 66.
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