Kochi: The Kochi Water Metro project will begin its operations in April 2019, KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd) Managing Director Mohammed Hanish said. The tenders for the boat manufacturing will be out by December 31 this year, he said.
He was speaking after meetings with officials from KfW, the German bank funding the Water Metro project.
The Kfw team was in Kochi on a one-day visit to review the Water Metro project.
The German delegation headed by senior Policy Officer-India Lisbeth Mller-Hofstede reviewed the water metro project together with undertaking site visits.
During the meeting, Kfw expressed its willingness to explore the possibilities of extending support to the Smart City project.
A Kochi Metro release said, the team expressed satisfaction in the progress of the project.