Kochi: The Vyttila Mobility Hub Society (VMHS) has given NOC to Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) for using the land of VMHS for the construction of Kochi Water Metro project.
Following Detailed Project Report (DPR) by KMRL, 123.5 cents of the land under VMHS has been given to KMRL for the construction of the Kochi Water Metro Project as part of the second phase development of the Vyttila Mobility Hub project.
Vyttila Mobility Hub is a Multi Mode Transport Terminal Project consisting of road transport, metro rail and the water metro. The chief secretary had convened a meeting December last with other officials concerned and took decision to hand over the land to KMRL for the water metro project. Following this, VMHS managing director had sent a letter to the government asking permission to issue the NOC to KMRL for using the land.
Meanwhile, the Kochi Corporation is yet to handover the land for construction of Water Metro terminals at Vypeen, Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Mayor Soumini Jain told civic officials to submit a report on handing over the land before the next council meeting.