‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan appointed principal advisor to J&K MRTCs

The J & K Governor administration has approved the appointment of “Metro Man” E Sreedharan as the principal advisor to J & K MRTCs

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Metro Man’ Sreedharan appointed principal advisor for transit projects in JK
Metro Man’ Sreedharan appointed principal advisor for transit projects in JK

Jammu, Metro Rail News: The Jammu and Kashmir Governor administration approved Jammu Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (JMRTC) and the Srinagar Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRTC) i.e J&K MRTCs for two capital city.

According to the official, On 10 March 2019, The J & K Governor administration has approved the appointment of “Metro Man” E Sreedharan as the principal advisor to two mass rapid transit systems (J&K MRTCs) to be built in Jammu and Srinagar,

The Metro Man: E Sreedhran

E Sreedharan is a civil engineer and retired IES (IRSE) officer popularly known as the “Metro Man” for changing the face of public transport in the country with his leadership of building the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. he has a vast experience in the implementation of mass rapid transit systems within the country.

In 2015 he appointed by former UN Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon to serve on the United Nations High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport for three years.

According to the official, Mr Dheeraj Gupta is chairman and Kumar Rajeev Ranjan is the chief executive officer-cum-managing director for both Jammu & Srinagar MRTC, who is Principal Secretary to Government, Housing and Urban Development department.

Jammu and Srinagar MRTC would have administrative secretaries of the finance department, transport department, chief executive officer, J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency, additional chief executive officer and managing director, MRTC Jammu and Srinagar, the nominee of Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and other experts on the board.

According to the official, MRTC Jammu and Srinagar will address the issue of urban mobility in the state in a holistic manner to provide hassle-free travelling throughout the capital city.

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