Kochi Metro to be extended to cover IT hub

 Kerala cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend the Kochi Metro Rail by 11.2 km upto Kakkanad to cover the city's IT hub at a cost of Rs 2,017.46 crore.

Kochi Metro will be ready on time: Oommen ​Chandy

Kochi Metro, the Rs 5,180 crore dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time-bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Extension of Kochi metro from Pettah to Tripunithura under govt consideration

Extension of the Kochi Metro Project from Pettah to Tripunithura was under the consideration of the Centre, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday.

`Fully satisfied` with metro work, says Chief Minister

Work on the 25 km Aluva-Petta first phase stretch of Kochi Metro project will be completed on schedule and government was `fully statisfied` with the work undertaken so far, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said.

CM to evaluate progress of Kochi Metro work on Oct 31

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will evaluate progress of the Kochi Metro project on October 31 here and hold discussions on development plans for Kochi City, to be implemented along with the metro construction.

Work on Kochi Metro rail project commences

Construction work on the Rs 5000 crore Kochi Metro project began on Friday with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurating the piling work at a function in Kochi.

Kochi Metro rail website hacked

The website of Kochi Metro Rail was found hacked early on Monday and anti-Israel messages were posted.

Chandy writes to PM on Kochi Metro project

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has voiced concern over the Centre deferring its decision to entrust work of the Rs 5,181 crore Kochi Metro project to DMRC.

Kerala CM invites `metroman` for talks

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation`s participation in the Kochi Metro Rail Project Limited has turned into a vexed issue for the Kerala government.

`Will request PM to inaugurate work on Kochi Metro`

Kerala government would request PM to inaugurate work on Kochi Metro during `Emerging Kerala Global meet` scheduled at Kochi in September, CM said.

Clearance for Kochi Metro expected by June end

Final clearance for the much-awaited Rs 5,181 crore Kochi Metro Rail project was expected by this month-end, a top project official said.

Chandy wants Sreedharan to be part of Kochi Metro

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said the state government wanted the expertise
of E Sreedharan
to execute the proposed Kochi Metro project.

`Sreedharan should oversee Kochi Metro project`

Union Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs KV Thomas said DMRC should be asked to undertake the Kochi Metro project and Sreedharan should
oversee it.

Sreedharan not to head Kochi Metro

Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan,
who demits office on December 31, will not head the proposed Kochi Metro Rail project.

Kerala CM seeks central approval for Kochi metro, coach factory

Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan urged PM to take steps to remove the hurdles before the proposed metro rail project at Kochi.

Why no green signal to Kochi Metro, asks minister

Kerala Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Vijayakumar Thursday said that it remains a mystery why the central government is not giving the nod for the Kochi Metro project.