Kochi has two golf courses in the city, and one in the suburbs. The main boat jetties are Ernakulam Main Boat Jetty near Park Avenue, High Court Jetty in Banerjee Road, Embarkation Jetty in Willingdon Island and Fort Kochi Jetty.[133]. [38] Accounts by Italian explorers Nicolo Conti (15th century), and Fra Paoline in the 17th century say that it was called Kochchi, named after the river connecting the backwaters to the sea. Kochi was home to the Indian Premier League cricket team, the Kochi Tuskers which won franchise rights to play IPL which participated in the 2011 edition of IPL. Nurses who have undergone training in palliative care will be reaching out to patients at home every day on two-wheelers. Kochi is considered to be the hub of the vibrant Malayalam movie industry,[219] especially contemporary Malayalam movies. [202], Palluruthy Relief Settlement is under Kochi Municipal Corporation and managed in association with Peoples Council for Social Justice. The district has the largest number of telephone connections in Kerala. Téléchargez nos catalogues. Children in distress and in need of help can contact in '1098' (toll free number). Prominent magazines and religious publications like the Sathyadeepam, The Week and Vanitha are also published from the city. Gold Souk Grande also has a cine multiplex operated by Q cinemas with four screens. SH 41, Palarivattom-Thekkady Road, provides a corridor to the eastern parts of the district. Leading factories like FACT, HMT and IT/Biotechnology park like KINFRA Hi-Tech Park are located here. Hydromorphic saline soils are also found in the areas surrounding the backwaters. It has the highest GDP as well as the highest GDP per capita in the state. The Phase-1 of the metro system will have 22 stations connecting the suburban towns of Aluva and Pettah while passing through downtown. Over the years, Kochi has witnessed rapid commercialisation, and has today grown into the commercial hub of Kerala. Kochi also has a number of shopping malls including Oberon Mall, Gold Souk Grande, Bay Pride Mall, Centre Square Mall, Abad Nucleus Mall and LuLu Mall, which is one of the largest shopping malls in India in terms of total leasable area of 17 acres (7 ha). Presently it is building the first indigenous aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy. FM radio channels broadcast from Kochi[214] are Rainbow FM (AIR) 101.9 MHz, AIR Kochi 102.3 MHz, Club FM 94.3 MHz,[215] Radio Mango 91.9 MHz,[216] Red FM 93.5 MHz,[217] Radio Mirchi 104.0 MHz.[218]. SmartCity at Kakkanad is one of the prominent projects. Het laatste nieuws over de beurs, financiële wereld, economie, politiek en ondernemen vind je op fd.nl The Government of Kerala has announced a project to build an industrial park named Electronic City[107] spanning an area of 340 acres (140 ha), to cater to the electronic hardware industries. Kochi is ranked seventh in the list of the top ten most affluent cities in India by 2009 study by Nielsen Company. The elected representative to the state Legislative Assembly from Kochi is K. J. Maxi, Ernakulam is Hibi Eden, Thripunithura is M. Swaraj, Thrikkakara is P. T. Thomas and Kalamassery is V. K. Ibrahim Kunju. The city has four major railway stations – Ernakulam Junction, Ernakulam Town (locally known as the South and North railway stations respectively), Aluva and Tripunithura followed by smaller stations, Edapally and Kalamassery. Kochi houses several leading Malayalam television channels like Asianet Plus, Flowers, Jeevan TV, Mazhavil Manorama, Kairali We, Manorama News and Reporter TV as well as major news bureaus of Asianet, Kairali TV, Amrita TV and Doordarshan. [45] Zheng He delivered a stone tablet, inscribed with a proclamation composed by the Yongle Emperor himself, to Kochi. [45] As long as Kochi remained under the protection of Ming China, the Zamorin of Calicut was unable to invade Kochi and a military conflict was averted. It is a week-long event showcasing warships, planes, helicopters etc. [94] The city has the first marina facility[95] in the country, Kochi Marina which attracts large number of yacht-totters. [67], Under the Köppen climate classification, Kochi features a tropical monsoon climate (Am). Some of the main orphanages and rehabilitation shelters in Cochin City are Palluruthy Relief Settlement in Palluruthy Veli, Don Bosco Sneha Bhavan, Don Bosco Big Boys, Crescent Girls Orphanage, YMCA Boys Home, Bal Bhavan, Valsalya Bhavan. [88] Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT), one of the oldest fertilizers and chemical industry in Kerala is located in Kochi. [36] The Cochin Jewish community called Cochin Kogin (Hebrew: קוגין‎), which is seen in the seal of the synagogue owned by the community. For administrative purposes, the city is divided into 74 wards,[70] from which the members of the corporation council are elected for five years. Irimpanam is another major industrial area in Kochi. The Infopark Expressway in Kakkanad is connected to the Seaport-Airport Road and stretches all the way to Infopark. A number of financial publications are also published in the city. The 25m X 10m swimming pool[237] at the centre is one of the larger water sports facility in the state, where regular swimming competitions and coaching are conducted. Oftmals ist langes Arbeiten am Bildschirm schuldEine Operation bringt Klarheit:Moderne Intrakularlinsen korrigieren nicht nur den Grauen Star, sondern auch gleichzeitig verschiedene SehschwächenDas Auge isst mit:Im Laufe des Alters lässt die Sehkraft natürlicherweise nach. Kochi was the only Indian city chosen for stopover during the The Italian Sister Fabiola conducts a home at Fort Kochi known as "Ashwasa Bhavan", for young orphaned children. Most of the schools owned by private organisations or individuals are affiliated to the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE). Real Estate industry is also one industry which is contributing a lot to the economy of Kochi. [247] The offices of the Diwan and High court were soon moved into Ernakulam. [45] In the late 15th century, the Zamorin occupied Kochi and installed his representative as the king of the port-city.[45]. Kochi is selected as one of the six host cities for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in India. [90] Central Government establishments like the Coconut Development Board, the Coir Board and the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) have head offices located in the city. KURTC and private buses operate frequent schedules to neighbouring areas of Nedumbassery, Perumbavoor, Aluva, Muvattupuzha, Kothamangalam, Cherthala and Poochakkal. According to many historians, the precursor state to Kingdom of Kochi came into existence in the early 12th century, after the fall of the Chera Kingdom. [129] [231][232] Recently, the stadium was renovated to facilitate more cricket tournaments as well as for hosting IPL Matches. Kochi's literacy rate is 97.5%. [56] On 9 July 1960 the Mattancherry council passed a resolution—which was forwarded to the government—requesting the formation of a municipal corporation by combining the existing municipalities of Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, and Ernakulam. [16][17] Kochi was one of the 28 Indian cities among the emerging 440 global cities that will contribute 50% of the world GDP by the year 2025, in a 2011 study done by the McKinsey Global Institute. A few privately owned schools are also affiliated to the system. Cochin Port Trust also planning to build an Outer Harbour near Puthuvype. The tourist enclave at Fort Kochi and presence of several historical monuments, museums etc. It has a wide range of mangrove species and is a nesting ground for a vast variety of migratory birds. [243][244], The Indian Navy Day is also celebrated here. Découvrez tous nos produits. Danmarks største sortiment med plakater, posters, rammer, spejle og album. Kochi's major religions are Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. On 1 November 1967, exactly eleven years since the establishment of the state of Kerala, the Kochi Municipal Corporation came into existence. India's third largest stadium and second largest cricket stadium, the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium located in Kaloor, is a major facility for football and cricket. It remained the main seat of Portuguese India until 1530, when Goa was chosen instead. Kochi is the most densely populated city in Kerala. From June to September, the south-west monsoon brings in heavy rains as Kochi lies on the windward side of the Western Ghats. Several new industrial campuses are under construction in the suburbs of the city. The merger leading to the establishment of the corporation, was between the municipalities of Ernakulam, Mattancherry and Fort Kochi, along with that of the Willingdon Island, four panchayats (Palluruthy, Vennala, Vyttila and Edappally), and the small islands of Gundu and Ramanthuruth. Ruler of the Raj. [111] It is the first international airport in India to be built without Central Government funds[112] and is the world's first fully solar energy powered airport. Like elsewhere in Kerala, football is the most passionate sport among locals. The junkar ferry for the transshipment of vehicles and passengers between the islands are operated between Ernakulam and Vypin, and between Vypin and Fort Kochi. Cable ties have to be able to meet the most varied demands these days as they are used in the widest range of operations – from the simple bundling of cables with cable ties to the absolutely specific use of cable ties under extreme conditions. Prominent places of Christian worship include the St. Mary's Syro-Malabar Catholic Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam, St. Francis Assisi Roman Catholic Cathedral, Ernakulam, Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam-Ernakulam, Santa Cruz Basilica Roman Catholic Cathedral, Fort Kochi, St. Antony's Shrine at Kaloor, St. George Forane Church, Edappally and . [229][230] In 2014, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and PVP Ventures won the bid to own Kochi based football team, Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League. Portuguese navigator, Pedro Álvares Cabral founded the first European settlement in India at Kochi in 1500. It is a node in the North-South Corridor of the National Highway system. The South station is one of the busiest railway stations in South India, with more than 128 scheduled train services daily. The city hosts Kerala's first cine multiplex, at the Oberon Mall with four screens. General Hospital, Ernakulam and Government Medical College, Ernakulam are the notable medical institutions in the government sector in Kochi. [100][101][102][103] These include The Economic Times, Business Line, The Business Standard and The Financial Express. The establishment of several industrial parks based on IT and other port based infrastructure triggered a construction and realty boom in the city. [188] The state education board offers both Malayalam and English medium instruction, while the other boards offer English medium alone. [104] Kochi's historical reliance on trade continues into modern times, as the city is a major exporter of spices and is home to the International Pepper Exchange, where black pepper is globally traded. It was selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagship Smart Cities Mission. Tamil and Hindi are widely understood—albeit rarely spoken. Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady is a research-oriented university located at the outskirts. The Childline India project in Cochin is taken in collaboration with Don Bosco. [191][192], The notable schools in the government sector are Sree Rama Varma High School, Edappally High School, Government School-Kochi and Govt Girls Higher Secondary School, Ernakulam. [87] Eloor, situated 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) north of the city-centre, is the largest industrial belt in Kerala, with more than 250 factories manufacturing a range of products including chemical and petrochemical products, pesticides, rare earth elements, rubber processing chemicals, fertilisers, zinc and chromium compounds, and leather products. Kochi has been hosting India's first art biennale, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, since 2012, which attracts international artists and tourists. Porte-cartes de visite et de crédit en cuir : vos collaborateurs brillent professionnellement. The Maharajas of Kochi (then Cochin) were scholars who knew the epics and encouraged the arts. Kochi ([koˈtʃːi ] ()), also known as Cochin (/ ˈ k oʊ tʃ ɪ n / KOH-chin), is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea a part of the Arabian Sea.It is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala and is often referred to as Ernakulam.Kochi is the most densely populated city in Kerala. [204] Peoples Council for Social Justice was found in 1985 under the patronage of Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer with the aim to work for human rights protection, free legal aid and to strive for social justice. 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