NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative of the Government of India, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Central Electronics Limited (CEL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for developing various indigenous rail engineering & system technologies.
The MoU was signed between CEL’s Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Shri B. N. Sarkar and DMRC’s Director (Operations) Shri A K. Garg at Metro Bhawan in the presence of DMRC’s Managing Director, Dr Mangu Singh and other senior officials from both the organisations.
Under this MoU, both the organisations will take up indigenous development for mutual benefit under ‘Make in India’ initiative, for the following major activities:-
i. Broken Rail Detection system
ii. Theft Intrusion Detection System
iii. Concrete Health Monitoring system
iv. Remote Health Monitoring of Point Machines
v. Multi Section Digital Axle Counter (MSDAC)
vi. MSDAC with ATP to replace older technologies
Dr Mangu Singh termed this development as a major step forward towards the development of indigenous technologies. He added that this association will not only achieve Obsolescence Management but will also add value in operations meeting reliability & punctuality of Metro rail systems.
“To take the project forward, dedicated teams of DMRC and CEL will work together to inch towards the concept of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative”, the DMRC said in a statement.
Central Electronics Limited, Sahibabad (U.P) is a Govt. of India Enterprise under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India working in the field of research and development of various technologies etc.