Kerala has decided to dump the twin monorail projects for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode citing high costs quoted by Bombardier, the lone bidder after two rounds of tendering. A meeting of the board of Kerala Monorail Corporation chaired by the Chief Minister took the decision.
By the end of 2013, Kerala government would finish tender work for the proposed Kozhikode Monorail project and it would begin construction work from January 2014. The state Public Works Minister VK EbrahimKunju informed this to media persons. He also informed that the first phase of the project would not affect traders in the area. He said this referring to the protest from the Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES) who took out
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit directed transport department to bring a cabinet proposal to fund the proposed Rs 2,235 crore monorail project on the lines of the Delhi Metro Rail project. The move by the minister follows the detailed presentation given by Mangu Singh, Chief of DMRC on the fi
Addressing a rally in Faridabad, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said he plans to set up mono-rail between the city and Gurgaon in order to give a fillip to the development of the area. He said the government would work out the modalities of the project. Meanwhile, he said that under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission, developmental work
The best suited approach to increase the efficiency of transport is to seamlessly integrate better and immediate modes of commuting that offer reliable and quality services, says Kanesan Veluppillai. Keeping urban infrastructure at focus, the government has announced 2010-2020 as the decade of innovation in transportation. A sustainable, cost-efficient and environment-friendly traÂnsport system is what modern India envisions of today.