Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy has said the state government proposes to set up a 1,200Mw gas-based thermal power station at Cheemeni in Kasaragod district with an estimated cost of Rs 4,500 crore.
Chandy said a detailed project report for the project has been prepared and the clearances were being obtained to finalise the developers by the beginning of 2012.
Stating that the Suminfra summit will evolve a clear road map for building infrastructure in south India for the overall development of the region, Chandy suggested CII that next year Suminfra 2012 would be held in Kerala.
“By hosting the event next year, we want to give a message to the world that Kerala welcomes investors and Kerala welcomes new models of development,” he said.
The two-day conference, beginning on Wednesday, is organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Hyderabad.