Public transport experts have demanded to keep the rates reasonable, stressing that unlike metro trains, islanders will be relying on the Water Metro.
Kerala: 'First Hit in Kochi' graffiti written on rail coach exposes major security breach in metro yard
The graffiti was noticed on the outer wall of the coach which was parked at Kochi Metro Rail Limited's yard at Muttom for routine maintenance.
KMRL envisages making the entire Edapally canal navigable and connecting the Water Metro jetties at Eroor and Cheranalloor through the Edapally canal.
They will be given specialised training for dealing with security issues in Metro trains and detecting explosives.
Kochi, one of the cities selected by the Centre for the Smart City Mission project, will get its share from the funds.