Many cities in India, including the city of Cochin, are facing rapid increase in urbanization that has resulted in the development of vast areas as urban extensions. Many roads are being laid in an incremental manner to cater to growing needs of a large populace. Cochin however is one of the few cities in India, blessed with connection to other parts by all major modes of transport.

However, the development of road infrastructure is not keeping pace with the increase in traffic.

Cochin Roads, a detailed book on the management, operation and maintenance of the roads of Cochin city has been brought out in this regard.