Kochi Metro Rail Limited

Greens miffed as metro agencies lock horns

Date of Release: 
Oct 19 2015

The afforestation drive to compensate for around 1,400 trees cut for Kochi Metro project has left environmentalists seething with anger since neither Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) nor Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is willing to complete the onerous task.

Officials of both agencies blamed the other for the state of affairs, with neither agency owning up responsibility for planting and tending of 10 times the number of tree saplings.

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