Kochi Metro’s new metro stations awarded with Platinum Green certification

Kochi Metro’s Operations Command Center at Muttom and new six metro stations namely Ernakulam south, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytilla, Thykoodam and Petta has been awarded with Platinum Green certification in addition to the already awarded existing 16 stations.

The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has launched IGBC Green Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) rating to encourage green concepts in the design, construction and operation of all new Rail based MRTS projects. 

The rating system verified Kochi Metro’s efforts to address the best site selection and National priorities like conserving natural resources, demand side energy and water efficiency, adoption of renewable energy, waste management, management of commuter health and comfort.

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