The Honourable Prime Minister Shri.Narandra Modi will inaugurate the Kochi Metro
The much awaited Kochi Metro project, which is expected to change the face of the city will be launched tomorrow by the honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi. The project has been completed in record time of 45 months, which is the shortest duration of any metro project launched in the history of India. It also has other ‘firsts’ to its credit like hiring the transgender community for its operations, including a higher ratio of women in its workforce as compared to other metros, use of solar energy and its green initiatives like the implementation of vertical gardens on its concrete pillars. The entire project covers a distance of 25km with 23 stations of which the first phase is being launched on 17th June 2017.