SilverLine distinguished task of State
Kochi City train in this file photo.
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Tossing hints at the commitment towards executing the Silverline project, the Guv Arif Mohammed Khan stated the semi-high speed rail connecting Kochuveli near Thiruvanananthapuram and Kasaragod is a prestigious project of the Government.
Comprehensive Job Report of SilverLine and alignment has actually been approved by the Federal government and State is awaiting approval from the Union Federal Government, the Guv said dealing with the 22 nd session of the 14 th Kerala Assembly on Friday.
Thalassery-Mysuru Broad Gauge project is another enthusiastic project of the Federal government and activities such as DPR preparation has actually started.
Conversion of diesel buses into CNG, LNG and acquiring of brand-new electrical buses within the next five years is envisaged by the Kerala State Road Transportation Corporation. This is anticipated to lower air contamination and to lower fuel consumption by 30%.
As part of Government’s policy for decreasing air contamination, the Guv stated it is proposed to run non-diesel buses in Thiruvananthapuram City. As an initial step, KSRTC buses are being customized to that effect, followed by private buses, which is anticipated to lead to declaring Thiruvananthapuram as the second “Green City ‟ after New Delhi in the nation.
The works of Kochi Metro Rail Stage I extension from Petta to Thripunitura has begun and is advancing well. The target is to finish the building of Stage IA (Petta to SN junction) by January 2022 and Phase IB (SN junction to Thripunitura) by July 2022.
The Stage II of Kochi City from JLN arena to Infopark through Kakkanad, at a cost of 1,95705 crore, has been authorized by the Federal government and last approval is awaited from the Centre.
The Motor Cars Department will establish computerised car testing stations and motorist screening tracks at 75 areas within the State in PPP mode.
As a part of application of the electric lorry policy, the department has availed 65 electric lorries for enforcement purposes of Safe Kerala. The Government is preparing to extend using electrical cars for Federal government purposes in addition to persuade the public and organization community for the usage of electrical vehicles and vehicles with non-polluting fuels, Mr. Khan stated.
Close on the Kochi Metropolitan Transportation Authority (KMTA), the Government will establish Metropolitan Transportation Authorities in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. The jurisdiction of the statutory KMTA will be expanded further.
The Guv stated Vyttila Movement Hub has actually been converted as a company for developing the project into a Multi Design Transportation Center.
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