Alkesh replaces Hanish as Kochi Metro MD, gets two other vital posts too

Hanish was recently questioned by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau in connection with the Palarivattom flyover case.

Published: 26th September 2019 04:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th September 2019 04:26 AM   |  A+A-

Alkesh Kumar

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Alkesh Kumar Sharma will replace APM Mohammed Hanish as the Kochi Metro managing director. He will also function as the Smart City CEO and principal secretary industries (Kochi-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor).

Sharma’s previous stint as CEO and MD of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development should come in handy as the state eyes to create 10,000 direct jobs and attract investments worth Rs 10,000 crore through the Bengaluru-Kochi corridor. He had recently returned from Central deputation.

Hanish was recently questioned by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau in connection with the Palarivattom flyover case. He was the MD of Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala when the flyover was built. Hanish will hold the post of secretary, labour and skills department.

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