Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) signs a contract with Antea Nederland B.V. and Unihorn India as JV partner

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) signs a contract with Antea Nederland B.V. and Unihorn India as JV partner

Project to make five of Kochi city's canals clean and navigable.

24 October 2019

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has signed a contract with Antea Nederland B.V. and Unihorn India as JV partner to make five of the Kochi city's canals clean and navigable. This is a step forward in implementing the 'Integrated Urban Regeneration and Development of Waterways in Kochi' scheme.

The project envisages the regeneration of the 5 major canals in Urban Kochi and develops it for inland navigation, tourism and recreational purpose.

Scope of the work

The scope of work includes overall project management which covers planning, design, and construction supervision. The work involves designing buildings with green logic including structure, civil, piling, fabrication, pre-engineered buildings, E & M, finishing (both external and internal) lifts, escalators, water supply, sanitary installations, HVAC, solar installations, design of suitable foundations and structure for bridges/cross structures, external development works, horticulture and landscaping. Responsibility extends to prepare plan for Canal Regeneration (Canal Cleaning and Hyacinth removal), transportation planning for roads and jetties and infrastructure / property development projects.