DELHI (Metro Rail News): In a significant development, Shri Pramod Sharma, a distinguished officer of the Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE) 1989 batch, has assumed charge as the Director (Works) at the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). The announcement comes as the culmination of a noteworthy career dedicated to the planning and execution of large-scale railway infrastructure projects.
Sh. Pramod Sharma had been associated with NHSRCL since September 2020, where he held the position of Principal Executive Director (Contract) before stepping into his new role. His invaluable contributions to the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project include playing a pivotal role in finalizing tenders for civil and bridge work, showcasing his expertise in project management and execution.
With an academic background rooted in excellence, Sh. Sharma graduated in Civil Engineering from IIT/Roorkee in 1988, where he not only excelled academically but also earned the prestigious ‘Chancellor Gold Medal.’ His commitment to the field has been further demonstrated through his involvement in projects such as the Udhampur-Katra New Line Project and the successful commissioning of doubling projects on the Northern Railway.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Shri Pramod Sharma’s appointment to the position of Director (Works) at NHSRCL. The appointment is on a deputation basis, with Sh. Sharma is expected to serve in this capacity until the age of 60 or until further orders, whichever comes earlier, in relaxation of the age requirement.
This development underscores the government’s commitment to leveraging experienced and capable professionals to drive the ambitious high-speed rail projects in the country. Sh. Pramod Sharma’s wealth of experience and expertise is anticipated to further accelerate the progress of critical railway infrastructure initiatives, bringing the nation closer to its high-speed rail aspirations.
The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited and the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project, in particular, look forward to benefiting from Sh. Pramod Sharma’s leadership and vision in his new role as Director (Works). The railway community and stakeholders extend their best wishes to Sh. Sharma for a successful tenure in steering these transformative projects towards successful completion.