NEW DELHI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): According to an official press release by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Vikas Kumar, an Indian Railway Traffic Service Officer, has been appointed as the New Director of Operations of DMRC.
The entire operational network of Delhi Metro is around 390km, one of the country’s most significant operational networks. Moreover, DMRC is strengthening its operation and management wing by making new recruitments due to such a vast network.
DMRC made a statement in which they proclaimed that Vikas Kumar is a 1988 batch Indian Railway Traffic Service Officer and was earlier working as the executive director of operations. A.K Garg, the present Director of Operations, has been appointed as the Director (Infrastructure).
Vikas Kumar had completed his electrical engineering from IIT-Roorkee in 1987 and MTech from IIT-Delhi in 1989.
Director (Infrastructure) is expected to look after the maintenance of infrastructure, including signalling and telecommunication, civil, electrical, rolling stock, solar power, upgrade or renewal issues, etc. In contrast, Director (Operations) looks after the matters relating to operations, including fare, non-fare revenue, parking, safety and security, last-mile connectivity, Delhi Metro Rail Academy etc.