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Agenda of 13th Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of Kochi Metro is meeting on 5th July 2013 to take some key decisions pertaining to the Kochi Metro Rail Project. The Board is likely to finalise the agency, which will be undertaking a detailed feasibility study regarding the proposal to extend the metro network to Kakkanad, Angamaly and western Kochi.

KMRL is also keen to implement a comprehensive relief and rehabilitation policy and package for whose livelihoods are affected. Consequently, the Board will be selecting an agency to study the total impact study and Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy & Package for the project.

The Board will also commission a study for the preparation of TOD development plan centered along the metro corridor and the 22 stations. The TOD plan will propose planning and development of disaggregated urban nodes centered around these proposed metro stations for fostering the development of urban facilities around these locations.

This Board of Directors will take note of the induction of Shri. Sudhir Mittal, Adviser (Works), Railway Board, in place of Shri. A.K.Gupta and Shri. Ved Mani Tiwari, Director, Systems, on the Board of Directors of KMRL.

Board will also take note of the road cum metro flyover proposal on the Metro alignment at Edappally junction.

The formation of the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) Committee for Kochi Metropolitan area will also be tabled at this board meeting.

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