Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited celebrates 29th Foundation Day

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) celebrated its 29th Foundation Day. Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs & Chairman, DMRC, was the Chief Guest on the occasion, and Shri Naresh Kumar, Chief Secretary, Government of Delhi graced the event as the Guest of Honour.

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  • The annual Managing Director’s Awards were given away to 57 worthy employees as a recognition of their outstanding contribution in the last one year.
  • In addition, the prestigious Metro Woman of the Year, Metro Man of the Year, Best Metro Station, Best Depot, and a special award for contribution to the use and promotion of Raj Bhasha were also awarded.

Appreciating the achievements of DMRC as an organisation, Shri Manoj Joshi, the Chief Guest, encouraged Delhi Metro to explore newer avenues and go to a higher level. “We have demonstrated that we have the capacity to shift gears and go to a higher pedestal in terms of finances, technology and managerial finance,” he said during his address. 

Shri Naresh Kumar, also addressed the gathering and said, “Delhi Metro has established itself as an organization to transform the urban transport not only in India but globally.  You have done a commendable job to establish yourself as a global company.”

DMRC MD, Dr. Vikas Kumar welcomed the guests and spoke about the various projects taken up by the organization and said,” Our involvement with the Dhaka Metro has been well appreciated and we are hopeful of getting more such assignments in the days ahead. In fact, our endeavours to get projects abroad will further enhance India’s credibility as a nation with the necessary technical know-how to build major infrastructure in other countries.”

  • The event culminated with the announcement of the Best Depot and Best Station awards. The winners of these coveted awards are:
  • Additionally, the Metro Man and Woman of the Year awards were also given away which recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to DMRC’s success. This year’s winners are:
    • Metro Man of the Year: Shri Neeraj Kanwat, Senior Station Manager/ Line Supervisor
    • Metro Woman of the Year: Ms. Meenakshi, Head Station Controller/ Train Operator

Source: Delhi Metro- Press Release | Images Credit: Delhi Metro