Lucknow: Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC), was today bestowed with the Shaan-E-Lucknow award by the organisers of the Lucknow Book Fair. Shri Keshav, received this prestigious award in the presence of Shri Raj Shekhar, District Magistrate, Lucknow and other distinguished guests. On the occasion, a special postal envelope cover bearing the logo, symbol and mnemonic of Lucknow Metro along with the symbol of Lucknow Book Fair was also released to commemorate the event.
This a unique feat for the team of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) under the leadership of Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, as the good works done so far is being recognised in such a memorable and historic way. It a special and momentous occasion for the whole team as their efforts are being reflected in public domain through such award and recognition.
Speaking at the occasion, the Managing Director said “Such an award and recognition further inspires us to work harder to achieve new feats in Metro construction so as to accomplish the dream project of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav and the people of Lucknow in the shortest possible time. Lucknow Metro will add a new feather to the glorious history of Lucknow.”
“The Indian Postal department’s association with Lucknow Metro is a very unique and special recognition to LMRC. No other Metro has achieved such a recognition so far”, he added.
All system contracts have also been awarded by LMRC in a very fast manner and the system contracts are in process. The detailed designs of these systems are in process and these works will also commence shortly for the overall completion for commissioning of trial runs by December, 2016 as per the set target.
The Lucknow Metro has already achieved the distinction of being the fastest Metro project execution ever been undertaken in the country. So far, almost 56 per cent of the civil works of the project has been completed and LMRC aims to complete the civil infrastructure work by October, 2016 in order to commission the trial runs of Metro train by December, 2016.