A native of Kochi cannot ignore the news of it being selected as the most prosperous city in India. For Kochi Metro, it’s a double V hearing this glad news. It was in the study conducted by National Institute of Urban Affairs NIUA on behalf of Asian Development Bank, that Kochi got listed at […]

KMRL Celebrates Six Years of the Amazing Journey

August 2nd marked six years of the amazing journey for Kochi Metro Rail Limited, and as well all know it was a journey of a lifetime in transforming Kochi by giving the city a bright future. A public integrated transport system like Kochi Metro has started revolutionizing the city with the unique standards of a […]

KMRL Signed MoU with GCDA; Announces “Save Vembanad Lake” Campaign

  Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) signed a MoU on 19th July 2017 with Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) with the intent of developing a world-class boat jetty and marina for the Kochi Water Metro Project on Marine Drive. The Agreement was signed by Shri. Konain Khan, General Manager (Operations, Maintenance & Water Transport), KMRL […]

26th Meeting of the Board of Directors

The 26th meeting of the Board of Directors of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. was held in Delhi on 30th May 2017, under the chairmanship of Shri. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Urban Development and Chairman, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.   The Board approved the proposal for engagement of General Consultant for Water Metro with an estimated project cost of Rs. 747 crore and envisages the creation of modern […]

16 Elevated Stations of KMRL bagged IGBC Award

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has earned yet another feather in the cap. The 16 ELEVATED STATIONS (Alwaye – Petta Corridor) of phase I of KMRL have been awarded prestigious IGBC (The Indian Green Building Council) Green MRTS ‘Platinum’ Rating under Elevated stations category. The elevated stations include Alwaye, Pulinchodu, Companypady, Ambattukavu, Muttom, Kalamassery, Cochin University, […]

Kochi – One of the 100 Cities Worldwide to be Selected for Mobilise Your City (MYC) Programme

Kochi City has been selected as one of the 100 cities worldwide and one among the 3 cities in India including Nagpur & Ahmedabad, for Mobilise Your City (MYC) program. The “Mobilise Your City” membership certificate was received by Smt. Soumini Jain, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation, along with Shri. Elias George, Managing Director, Kochi Metro […]

KMRL with SYTRAL – Two and a Half years of Technical Partnership

Since February 2015, Kochi Metro Rail Limited is having a trustful technical partnership with SYTRAL, the Unified Transport Authority of the City of Lyon. CODATU acts as a co-ordinator in this partnership. The partnership started as a part of technical assistance from AFD, between the beneficiary city, Kochi and the city of Lyon in France, […]

Kochi Metro’s Seed Paper Calendar – The Calendar That Grows into Plants

Yes, you have read that right. It’s a Seed Paper Calendar – the calendar that grows into plants. Kochi Metro Rail introduced a unique seed paper calendar embedded with wildflower, herb or vegetable seeds. When the paper is planted in a pot of soil or outside in a garden, the seeds in the paper germinate […]

Chambakkara Bridge to Get A Makeover

The Government of Kerala has accorded Administrative Sanction for the reconstruction of the Chambakkara Bridge into a four-lane bridge, at a cost of Rs.33.66 crore, as a preparatory work of the Kochi Metro Rail project.  The reconstructed bridge will be 310 meters in length and 8.5 meters in width.    Major stakeholders along with people […]

State Level Review Meeting of Urban Development

The state level review meeting of urban development was held at the Le Meridien Hotel in Kochi this afternoon from 12.30pm onward. The meeting was attended by Minister for Urban Development, Govt. of India Venkaiah Naidu along with Minister for Local Government Dept., Govt. of Kerala, Dr. K T Jaleel, KMRL chairman and Secretary of […]

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