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Posted on Nov 5, 2014

PHASE-II Metro Alignment (1) PHASE-II Metro Alignment(2) JLN STADIUM (Kaloor) to INFO PARK (Kakkanad) PETTA to...

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Project Steering Committee

Posted on Jul 19, 2013

The first meeting of Project Steering Committee of the Kochi Metro Rail project was held at the Kochi Metro Rail Office today. The Project Steering Committee consists of the Managing Director, KMRL, Director (Business Development) DMRC and Director (Projects) KMRL. During todays meeting, discussions were held regarding modalities for monitoring the progress of the work, procedures to be instituted pursuant to the agreement between KMRL and DMRC, installation of a computer based Management Information System (MIS) for monitoring the progress of the works, measures for the welfare of the workers etc. The Project Steering Committee was created as per the joint agreement between KMRL & DMRC to solve the issues affecting the smooth progress of the project. The committee will meet periodically at least once a quarter. KMRL MD Elias George, Director(Projects) Mahesh Kumar, DMRC Director (Business Development) S....

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More funds for Land Acquisition

Posted on Jul 8, 2013

KMRL handed over 72 cr more to district administration for land acquisition. With this KMRL handed over more than 148 crores for Land acquisition for Kochi Metro Rail...

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Agenda of 13th Board Meeting

Posted on Jul 4, 2013

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...

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Today’s meeting with PWD,NHAI & other Agencies regarding Edappally Fly Over

Posted on Jun 28, 2013

KMRL held discussions with PWD, Kerala Road Fund Board, RBDCK, NHAI, DMRC and other stakeholders today. Critical aspects pertaining to key road and flyover projects of Kochi were discussed in the context of the works being undertaken for the construction of Kochi Metro as well as in the context of the need to minimize key traffic bottlenecks in the city. In respect of the Flyover at Edappally, it was decided that the land acquisition proceedings for 1.75 acres of land required for constructing the Flyover and side roads would be started immediately, invoking the urgency clause. The road level would also have to be raised over the Edappally canal to provide a clear vent way for water transport. A n MoU would be entered into by KMRL with the other nodal agencies; viz. NHAI, the KRFB and DMRC for...

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Ved Mani Tiwari joins KMRL as Director (Systems)

Posted on Jun 27, 2013

Ved Mani Tiwari joined Kochi Metro Rail Limited as Director (Systems) today. He is a 1992 batch IRSEE officer with 23 years experience across different systems of transportation. He is possibly the youngest person to be a director of any Metro system in India. He was working as Director in the Ministry of Railways in charge of modernisation of EMUs and setting up new manufacturing facilities and procurement of new generation locomotives and EMUs. Prior to this, he was working as Joint General Manger of DMRC. Mr. Tiwari holds a degree in Electrical engineering with a unique career of almost 23 years. His area of specialisation and expertise is in procurement, installation, testing commissioning, designing and preparation of bid document, formulation and implementation of policies and programmes and lot more. He also has received several awards and recognitions at...

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