Chennai Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor

The Chennai Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) is being implemented in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as the second phase of the East Coast Economic Corridor to promote port-based economic development. This Corridor covers 23 districts of Tamil Nadu. The CKIC project will focus on increasing the share of manufacturing, promoting balanced regional growth and development of the southern districts.

The Comprehensive Development Plan for development of CKIC has been prepared. Six industrial nodes viz., Madurai–Dindigul-Virudhunagar-Theni, Thoothukudi-Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram, Cuddalore-Nagapattinam, Tiruchirappalli-Pudukottai-Sivagangai and Ariyalur-Perambalur have been identified for CKIC with two nodes Madurai–Dindigul-Virudhunagar-Theni and Thoothukudi-Tirunelveli being prioritized for Phase-I development. The preparation of master plan for Phase-I is underway and is expected to be completed by March, 2020. Action has been initiated to request funding support from Asian Development Bank under the CKIC scheme for establishing the following:

  • 60 MLD desalination plant in Thoothukudi
  • Medi Park in Chengalpattu
  • 20 MLD desalination plant in Manakudi
  • A comprehensive new single window portal

Apart from these, Asian Development Bank has sanctioned financial assistance for the projects viz., (i) Improvement of fifteen State Highways at an estimated project cost of Rs.6448.24 crore and (ii) Establishing 765 KV substation in Virudhunagar and 400 KV substation in Ottapidaram with their associated lines in Thoothukudi District at an estimated project cost of Rs.4987 crore.

News & Updates
   1. Tender Documents Relating To The Design Construction Testing Commissioning and Operation Maintenance of Infrastructure Works at Krishnapatnam Node under Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC)   2. NICDIT KICDL invites applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer. For more details please click here   3. NICDIT KICDL invites applications for the position of Company Secretary. For more details please click here
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