UTTAR PRADESH (Metro Rail News): Sushil Kumar, present Director Operations, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation has been appointed as the Acting Managing Director of UPMRC. According to the order issued by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, he has been given additional (temporary) charge till the regular appointment of the Managing Director.
Kumar joined UPMRC in 2015 and has contributed significantly in the metro rail operations in Lucknow and now in Kanpur as well.
Previously, he had also worked as General Manager (Operations) in Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (formerly Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation) and took over as Director (Operations), UPMRC in 2018.
He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and a Masters from IIT Delhi. He is an officer of the Indian Railway Electrical Engineering Service – 1991 batch. Kumar has about 28 years of experience of working in senior positions in Indian Railways, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation.
While serving as Director (Power) in Indian Railways, he has also been part of committees of various Ministries working in the areas of Energy Conservation and Energy Planning. Apart from this, he had also held the charge of Additional General Manager in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.