KOCHI: The suggestions put ahead by the sub-committee of the artwork and heritage fee relating to the Water Metro terminal developing at Fort Kochi stay on paper although the report was submitted in February this 12 months. The committee members are sad concerning the apathy on the a part of the federal government in implementing the suggestions.
The committee had famous in its report that three historic structures—the port workplace, the Karipura (coal shed) and the gear shed had been demolished by the KMRL to assemble the terminal. It had additionally mentioned that Kochi will lose its iconic Chinese language Nets.
One of many committee’s suggestion was to relocate the Metro terminal to the Ro-Ro jetty. “What’s the function of constituting a sub-committee? It is extremely unlucky that the federal government is under no circumstances desperate to implement the suggestions and preserve the heritage buildings,” mentioned Prof Eugene N Pandala, architect and concrete designer and one of many six members of the committee.


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