Ad Here  
October
December
December
January
March
March
 
 
Yamaha in the news A praiseworthy peer recognition Missing, but not missing the top spot SGRI – a global research centre for building materials Working space for women by woman A skinny affair Doing business is not so easy in Chennai Pocket Therapist finds mention in Forbes The 20-year itch of Hindujas ends Read before you buy... Vanakkam Chennaiyin FC Green energy, not really green? Engineering colleges lose lustre Education a cause of concern An industry institution link… Metro chugs the green way Realty bytes Know the start-ups in the city Chennai to Bengaluru as quick as pizza delivery Technology handshakes with sanitation Hey Chitti! please take my order TTV stumps all Metro mania Raj Bhavan opened the gates for public Coimbatore backs up for Chennai It is not only your noodle... Self-sufficiency in dredging... Perplexing communications A new technique to treat dry sewage Is Chennai now the accident capital? Book your water tanker Metro chugs through the city Chevrolet Sail U-VA Launched The sweet tooth of the city Keep in touch, anytime anywhere Chennai Silks in flames This dabba has a cure for all your ailments Building highs and lows CMRL takes off till airport A feast for book worms Aviation sector to grow three times... North Chennai booms Maruti Suzuki wins NIQR award When Marina became the Tahrir Square K7’s Entrepreneurial Odyssey Chennai Metro looking for revival International conference on saving energy, environment 377 yet young Colourful welcome at the Saidapet station Meters return to the metro Chennai, the noisiest city The auto gets a remake Ennore Port excels India’s first 3D Museum Online approval of layout plans Star studded city City Corner - Chennai Technologists to rescue Planning the right energy Reality Check The worst is yet to come A sweet marketing splash by Pattappas State VAT leads to inflation: a study Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety Tambaram tracks…. 60 years of cultural and economic ties Bewailing monsoons the new fad Yes, you are safe! He made Ranganathan Street so crowded... Prithika Yashini takes charge... Chennai airport to become solar-powered When Chennai became Venice India’s first online-only bicycle brand Sathyabhamasat propels ahead I know nothing else but cinema... Chennaites lose 7 crore to debit card frauds Boozing and driving Overflowing garbage Indian of the Year Tamil Nadu Premier League launched The underground don zips through Arnold visits Chennai Force Motors’ two new SUVs Need for an integrated approach to medicine Murugappas-focus on consolidation The curious case of Evgenii Berdnikov From trash land to tourist spot When the crowd will miss the roar Thrills for the holiday season Water woes Outlays and outcome – the long gap Mexico opens Consulate in Chennai Apollo targets a third of CV tyre market City Corner Chennai gets its Imax Must visit of 2014 Frontier Mediville attracts Japanese investments Chennai teachers rank low Chennai soon to get an Aerospace Park Cricket comes calling to Chennai How to roast 45 human beings alive Indian media-operators of democracy Talk your way and land in a job The sweet killer The sunshine and the shadow side of this digital era City Corner-June Google street view’s India competitor Black outs will be knocked out It’s so cool! Paranjoy on crony capitalism Water wars begin Hawker’s paradise gets a permanent place Kollywood’s Mahabharatha A budget that butted into deficit Medical miracle! Car-free Bessy Nilam threatens the city City Corner Presto! Bravo! Two friends trigger a change Million landmark and Rs. 200 crore influx by Yamaha
 
Metro chugs the green way

The Chennai Metro train not only displaces cars and two wheelers from the road but also does it in a green way. Thirteen elevated stations have been awarded the platinum rating and global leadership recognition from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The award was for incorporating  green concepts in design, construction and operation, of the transit system. 

The 13 stations received a total of 72 points on a maximum of 90. To achieve this rating, the project must satisfy certain mandatory requirements like site selection and planning, water efficiency, energy efficiency, material conservation, indoor environment and comfort, innovation in design, and construction of public transportation.

The first line of 11 km between Koyambedu and Alandur was launched in June 2015 and this was followed by the launch of a 9 km stretch between Little Mount and Chennai Airport in September 2016. The city’s first underground line from Thirumangalam to 

Nehru Park is expected to open soon. The Chennai Metro commuters will soon have a mobile App to know the list of stations, routes of the two corridors, distance 

between stations and fares. Based on customer feedback, the App will be upgraded to show the distance to the nearest station, nearby landmarks, etc.

Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com