Kochi International Airport bags Champion of the earth award
The first solar energy backed airport, Kochi International airport bagged the Champion of the Earth award bestowed by the United Nations to eco-friendly airports. V.J Kurian, the Managing Director of CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited) received the award at a function held in New York. The award is under the category of best entrepreneurial idea.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, French President Immanuel Macron and Philippine environment activist Juan Carling were also recognized with the award for the effort they have undertaken to promote International Solar Alliance.
Mr. Kurian dedicated award to the victims of Kerala flood along with Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan who lead the state during this difficult time.