On Tuesday, April 25, India will have its first water metro. The Kochi area of Kerala will host the debut of the first water metro. India’s first water metro will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be in Kerala on April 25.
The Kochi Water Metro, according to Kerala’s Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, would significantly revolutionize the state’s water transportation industry and increase tourism.
Kerala Water Metro project aim:
1. KWM project will begin with eight electric hybrid boats made by Cochin Shipyard Limited.
2. A water metro system in and around the port city of Kochi will connect 10 islands.
3. The Keralan government and the German company KfW are funding the dream project.