Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Kochi Metro to be entrusted to DMRC: Kamal Nath
Kochi: Union minister Kamal Nath said that Kochi Metro would be implemented with the support of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The entire responsibility would be given to DMRC. DMRC will take care of all tenders regarding this and will look into technical dealings too, Kamal Nath said. The minister also said that E Sreedharan would continue to be the consultant of DMRC and Kochi Metro. The project is planned to be completed in 3 years time. Kamal Nath revealed this to mediapersons after a high-level meeting on Kochi Metro. Chief minister Oommen Chandy, Union Urban Development secretary Sudhir Krishna, minister Aryadan Muhammed, E Sreedharan among others took part in the meeting. Chief minister Oommen Chandy thanked Kamal Nath for the support and hoped the project would be completed in a time bound manner.