New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone of the Kochi Metro Rail project on Thursday, kickstarting the much-awaited project.
The Rs 5181.79 crore project, covering a length of 25.612 kms, is being funded jointly by the Centre and Kerala government and is targeted to be completed in four years.
To be executed by Special Purpose Vehicle mode, the Metro rail will be fully elevated and run from Alwaye to Petta.
In the total project cost, the Centre's share will be Rs 1002.23 crore and Kerala government's share will be Rs l,772.23 crore....more
03:45 PM, Sep 10, 2012