Keynote speaker Elias George, Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail, won the loudest applause from the rapt audience. 'In the next 20 years, 750 million Indians are going to live in our cities and that is a frightening thought.
India's first integrated multi-model transport system, Reach-1 of Kochi Metro has been making waves since its recent completion. Phase-1 stretches from Aluva to Petta over 25.16 km with 22 stations. Of this, the currently commissioned and operational stretch is nearly 13.25 km, with 11 stations from Aluva to Palarivattom.
Meet Elias George, Managing Director of one of India's most prestigious projects, Kochi Metro Rail (KMRL), and the winner of the CONSTRUCTION WORLD Man of the Year 2017. On a winning note, he shared, 'Kochi is at one corner of the country and CW is the master of the construction universe. It's a great recognition for me; thank you for this honour.'