CHENNAI: Chennai Metro Rail has been awarded the SKOCH Order of Merit for its efforts in developing a mass transit system on a par with international standards.
SKOCH Smart Governance Award is an initiative to recognise top performing government organisation and those working with government agencies and following best practices and models of governance.
Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) presented before a panel of experts the various features and facilities it has built in the 45km phase-1 project that is nearing completion.
CMRL showed the technologies it adopted to operate the service including energy saving systems and other green initiatives.
Officials said the award was also to recognise CMRL’s ability to adapt to future challenges and its efforts in transforming urban infrastructure through implementation of its ambitious 107.55km phase-2 project.