NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi Metro Training Institute functioning since 2002 at Shastri Park Depot was today given a new name and logo. The institute will henceforth be known as the Delhi Metro Rail Academy (DMRA) which has so far imparted training to around 25,000 DMRC personnel and 2000 personnel from other Metros in India and neighboring countries.
Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing Director/DMRC who was present during the renaming ceremony said, “The Delhi Metro Rail Academy will further raise the bar in the quality of training in the field of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS).
The Academy will now be headed by a Dean and each department will be led by a Professor. The faculty will be strengthened by a team of full-time Professors, Associate/Assistant Professors, and Lecturers”.
DMRA is a premier institute in the country which is equipped with all modern facilities to impart customized training on every aspect of Project Planning, Implementation and Operations & Maintenance of MRTS. In its pursuit of excellence, the Academy will now be undertaking upgradation of its facilities.
The makeover will include infrastructural, technological and academic upgradation. A new look website of the Academy is also being developed to facilitate all its stakeholders.
Upgradation in infrastructure includes the construction of a new building with new simulators, a state-of-the-art Telepresence Room, Recreational Centre, new Yoga/ Meditation Room, renovation of Canteen, Auditorium, etc.
Technological/ Digital upgradation is being done to provide trainees with a digital learning environment with the most modern teaching aids.