KOCHI (Metro Rail News): Finally the long-pending demand to make the Kochi1 Card available to students is being fulfilled. Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) introduced the prepaid smart card, in association with Axis Bank, which was only available to persons aged 18 and above so far. With the introduction of this card, the city’s commuters will now have a convenient and hassle-free travel experience.
The decision to make the card available for students came after a lot of requests from both parents and schools. Now any student aged above 10 can avail the student card from any of the Kochi metro stations.
KMRL MD Alkesh Kumar Sharma said, “A student card has been a long-pending demand from students and their parents. Now the kids can enjoy a safe and seamless journey, which will help them devote more time to studying. The facility has been made available at the CUSAT and Kalamassery Metro stations from Saturday)”.