CMRL announced that it has been conferred with Award of Commendable Initiative in the category of Best Urban Mass Transit Project at the award function held under 12th Urban Mobility India Conference at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 15-17th Nov, 2019 organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. Of India.
The award was presented by Dr. Dinesh Sharma, Dy. Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh in the presence of Shri Ashutosh Tandon, Minister of Urban Development, Uttar Pradesh, Shri A K Saseendran , Transport Minister, Kerala, Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, MOHUA and other prominent personalities.
The award was recieved by Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bansal,I.A.S Managing Director ,Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL).
The award was conferred on CMRL for proactive land use and transport integration by connecting all the major transport hub in the city with the metro.
Furthermore, for the initiatives towards better commuter mobility by introducing skywalk, foot over bridges, last mile connectivity & feeder services.
Source: Chennai Metro Rail