Kochi, one of the 100 smart cities assigned by the government, is the first tier 2 city to receive a metro project in the country. At the inauguration of the metro project in Kollam last Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said 50 cities in India are ready to implement metro railway projects.
India’s urban population increased from 222 million in 1990, to 410 million in 2014 and is forecast to increase to 814 million by 2050, according to a United Nations report. The pace of urbanisation has been so rapid Delhi and Mumbai are now the 2nd and 6th most populous cities in the world. Read More…
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