NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Dr. Mangu Singh will remain in office as Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) till September 30. He was appointed for the post on 31st December 2011, succeeding Dr. E Sreedharan.
His term was to be ended in December 2020 but was given an extension till March 15. As the selection process for his successor is still to be initiated, Delhi Government has recommended Dr. Mangu Singh‘s name to the Union Government Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, to remain as the Managing Director of DMRC till September 30.
Approval for the recommendation is expected from the Union Government in the next 1 or 2 days.
The Managing Director of DMRC is a nominee of the Delhi Government as a result the selection for the post is decided by Delhi Government with approval from the Union Government.
Dr. Mangu Singh is a part of DMRC since its inception in 1997 and has played a pivotal role in fast tracking construction of Delhi Metro network.