Lucknow: The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) today celebrated the 71st Independence Day with great fervour at its Administrative Building, Vipin Khand Office. The occasion was graced by Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director and other Directors of the organisation.
The Managing Director unfurled the national flag in the presence of officers and staff of the organisation. It was followed by the national anthem. On the occasion, the Managing Director said “It is a great and memorable day for LMRC as the organisation has received all the necessary technical and safety clearances from all the statutory body and the Metro trains are all ready for public inauguration.”
“This has been possible only because of extreme devotion and continued hard work by the whole team of LMRC and good wishes and support of the people of Lucknow. Now, doors are ready to be opened to commence public operation of the world class Metro service in Lucknow at any convenient date, he added”.
The Managing Director remembered the time when Country got freedom in 1947. “It was then a time for our nation when it made a tryst with destiny. Now, after 70 years it is Lucknow Metro’s time for making a tryst with destiny. We all should, therefore, take a pledge on this 71stIndependence Day that we will re-dedicate ourselves in the service of this nation by doing our work with complete devotion and dedication”, he said.
Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation also initiated ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ on the eve of the Independence Day for maintaining cleanliness of offices, premises, workplaces etc. LMRC is committed to ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ and the efforts will continue during the year. On the occasion, LMRC decorated its Administrative Building in tricolour lighting to give a feel of the national day.