Kochi Metro all set for commercial operations
Kochi June 16 () The prestigious Metro Kochi Kerala is ready for commercial operations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened tomorrow.
He claims that it is the country’s first integrated multi-model transportation system, should improve regional connectivity and relieve traffic congestion in Kochi, Kerala shopping center.
The first phase includes a section of between 13 km and Aluva Palarivattom.
Security has been strengthened in the city of Kochi and its surroundings for the visit of the prime minister.
The inauguration of the Metro Kochi will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at 11 am.
The prime minister, who must arrive here at 10.15, can enjoy a ride on the underground train to Kochi Palarivattom Pathadippalam.
He will return to Palarivattom on the same train with dignitaries before the stadium for the opening ceremony, authorities said.
Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu, Governor of Kerala P Sathasivam, Prime Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the opposition leader at the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala, MP of Ernakulam KV Thomas and the ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan Share The stage with Modi, among others, during the inauguration.
Kochi Metro officials said that the introduction of a world-class metro system in Kochi improve the quality of life of Kochi Grand Metro improve regional connectivity and overcrowding reduction, traffic congestion, transit time, air pollution and noise.
The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL), which started five years ago in order to build and operate a metro line, attempting to be a provider of urban transport solutions in Kerala, said those responsible.
They said that being the country’s first metro system with integrated multi-model transportation system, Kochi Metro not only give the city a much-needed cosmetic surgery, but also put an end to extreme connectivity.
A unique aspect of subway stations will be the deployment of members of Kudumbasree – the project of the self-help group for poverty reduction focused on empowering women, the Kerala Government, for station operations management.
Kudumbasree offer a wide range of customer relationship management services to multitude of cleaning and restoration, which, once in operation, will be the largest group of women to be used by anyone what underground.
In addition, each subway station has been designed around a theme of Kerala culture and geography.
KMRL also included the LGBT community in its operations with Kudumbashree, becoming the first organization to designate transgenderers according to the transgender policy of the state government.