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Urban Infra 2023: Kochi Metro Rail bags 'Excellence in O&M Practices' Award 2023

New Delhi, India, December 7th, 2023 – The 3rd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023, organized by Urban Infra Group, was a significant event honoring exemplary leaders and corporates for their exceptional contributions to India's infrastructure sector.

Among the esteemed recipients was Kochi Metro Rail Limited, honored as the ‘Excellence in O&M Practices’ for setting benchmarks in operations and maintenance, ensuring a seamless commuting experience.
Established in 2017, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) plays a crucial role in enhancing connectivity across Kochi through its 27km metro network spanning 24 stations. With a focus on innovative Operations and Maintenance (O&M) practices, KMRL prioritizes increasing ridership and optimizing fare box collection, ensuring affordability and accessibility for diverse commuter groups. The organization's commitment to efficient transit sector development and customer satisfaction is evident in its strategic approach and the positive trends seen in ridership and revenue over recent years.

The recognition, presented by Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Choudhary, Vice Chancellor of Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya, Vadodara, in presence of dignitaries from the nodal ministries, government departments, Public Sector Undertakings and prominient player from the private sectors symbolizes acknowledgment for KMRL's outstanding leadership and innovative contributions within the railway sector.

The 3rd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards are a platform dedicated to honoring corporates and individual leaders in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to developing major infrastructure projects in India through innovative ideas, products, and services. A total of 30 (9 individuals and 21 corporates) were felicitated with the 3rd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards.

Hosted by Urban Infra Group on 7th December 2023 at India International Centre, New Delhi, the event signifies a commitment to acknowledging excellence in the infrastructure sector. The Urban Infra Group, consisting of three leading media firms - Urban Infra Communication, Urban Transport News, and Metro Rail Today - is devoted to trustworthy journalism for India's urban infrastructure sectors.
Anticipating the future, the 4th edition of Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2024 is scheduled on 26th June 2024, coinciding with RailTrans Expo 2024 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.

To nominate for 4th edition of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2024, please use the link.