Kochi Metro Rail Limited has undertaken three major studies to develop a holistic approach to resolve the transportation and congestion issues within the Greater Kochi Region like ‘Integrated Public Transportation Solutions for Greater Kochi Region’, ‘Non-motorised Transport Master Plan for Kochi City’ and ‘Comprehensive Mobility Plan and Parking Master Plan for Greater Kochi Region’. For these studies, KMRL has selected M/S Urban Mass Transit Company Limited (UMTC), promoted by Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India as consultant. As a part of study, UMTC is conducting the Household Interview (HHI) surveys for understanding the travel and socio-economic characteristics of the families residing in the Greater Kochi Region.
The consultants (UMTC) have appointed M/s Datacorp Pvt Ltd for conducting the detailed surveys. The surveys are expected to continue for a period of 45 days. The data collected by the M/s Datacorp Pvt Ltd through these surveys shall be used for these studies only. The data will be kept confidential and rest with KMRL.
M/s Datacorp Pvt. Ltd representatives will be approaching families in different parts of the city to carry out the survey and data collection. KMRL would request the public to co-operate with the survey and help us to make the report more precise. Requests are also been sent to Mayor of Kochi Corporation, All Municipal Chairpersons and all Panchayath Presidents in the Greater Kochi area.