Thrissur Infrastructure

Thrissur infrastructure is fast developing in order to support the emerging economy of the region. The various sectors of the economy are supported by the infrastructure which functions as an endorsement for the booming industry. The transport system, public health sectors, educational units and the tertiary sector are all part of the state of art infrastructure of Thrissur.

The city of Thrissur is well connected by roadways. A network of roads emerges from the National Highway No. 17 and National Highway No. 47 that traverse through the entire length and breadth of the city. The railhead connects the city to the major cities of south India. The broad gauge lines running parallel in the city of Thrissur branches into a number of lines that traverse to the distant cities of north, east and west India. Prior to the development of the roadways and the railways, the people of the region traveled through the inland waterways that traverse through the canals of the region. The well developed transport system aids in the transport of the agricultural and industrial raw materials and the finished products. The development of the infrastructure in Thrissur has led to a reduction of the cost of production of the industries in the region.

The public health units of Thrissur have also evolved with the establishment of homeopathy and allopathic diagnostic and therapeutic centers. The functioning hospitals of the region are equipped with modernized automated instruments and apparatus that are required for the treatment of the sick. The stream of ayurvedic medicine has also developed in the city of Thrissur.

The developed tertiary sector of the city also aids in the development of the economy. The headquarters of the South Indian Bank, Dhanalakshmi Bank and the Catholic Syrian Bank are situated in the city. The credit schemes of these banks have facilitated the agricultural and the industrial sectors.

Last Updated on 20 September 2011