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PM Modi inaugurated 1st phase of Kochi Metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kerala's first metro on 17th June 2017, following which he travelled on a Kochi metro train on Saturday with other officials present for the event. India’s ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the state’s Governor P Sathasivam were present during the inauguration of the metro. 
Considered the fastest completed metro project in the country, Kochi Metro, the flagship transportation infrastructure project of Kerala, will start its regular operations from June 19. The estimated completed cost of the metro touched Rs 5,181.79 crore. A long-cherished project of Keralites, the foundation of Kochi Metro was laid by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on September 13, 2012. It will improve regional connectivity and reduce traffic congestion