LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation’s (UPMRC) Managing director, Kumar Keshav retired on Thursday, June 30 after eight years of tenure as MD, UPMRC. The Lucknow Metro and Kanpur Metro Projects were executed under his tenure and leadership.
Kumar Keshav’s tenure was going to end on 16th February, 2022 but he got a four-month extension of service from the UP government till June 30, 2022.
“Under his leadership, Uttar Pradesh Metro has achieved the distinction in the execution of Metro project. Lucknow and Kanpur Metro projects are the fastest-ever executed metro projects in the country so far. The operations of Lucknow Metro commenced on entire North-South corridor in just four-and-a-half years while Kanpur Metro started functioning in just over two years. Both the projects were inaugurated and flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. No other metro rail project has ever been able to achieve this feat,” a press release stated.