It is a major industrial and residential region in the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. It is situated in the eastern part of the city and houses the Cochin Special Economic Zone, Infopark, Smart City and KINFRA Export Promotion Industrial Park. It is additionally the managerial central station of the District of Ernakulam. In the popularity based nearby government, Kakkanad is a part of Thrikkakara Municipality.
The locale Panchayat office is situated in Kakkanad. Kakkanad is situated close Thrikkakara, the capital of the legendary King Mahabali. Kakkanad is home for a bit of the mechanical base of Kochi. It is home for the Cochin Special Economic Zone.