DMRC and Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya, Vadodara forge Academic Collaboration

In a landmark development, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya (GSV), Vadodara, have joined forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing academic endeavours and fostering a robust partnership between these esteemed institutions.

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The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya (GSV), Vadodara signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Metro Bhawan in the presence of Dr. Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, DMRC and Professor (Dr.) Manoj Chaudhary, Vice Chancellor, Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya and other senior officials. This historic MoU marks a significant leap towards fostering collaboration, enriching academic endeavours, and establishing a lasting partnership between these two premier institutions.

Objective of the MoU:

  • Both the DMRC and GSV will now work together to organise studies and research in the area of transportation and logistics, more particularly related to Metro Rail Technology, thereby, promoting research, education, and training;
  • Deepening the understanding of scientific, technological, and management issues; Establishing a seamless platform for knowledge exchange;

  • Fostering innovative solutions across diverse disciplines by combining strengths, and enhancing capacity building through participative learning.
  • The collaborative efforts are anticipated to create ripples of positive change in the academic and transportation landscape.

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Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD/DMRC while congratulating everyone involved in this initiative for their dedication and foresight, said “This collaboration is indeed a win-win situation for both the institutions, marking a significant step towards contributing to the larger cause of nation-building”.


  • DMRC, through its premier training academy known as ‘Delhi Metro Rail Academy’, has been imparting customised training since 2002 on various aspects of project planning, implementation of operations and maintenance of rail based urban transportation systems etc.
  • Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya (GSV) is India’s first University in the transportation and logistics sectors. The University offers a unique value proposition in applied education, training, skilling and research through experiential learning and academia-industry interface to build top quality manpower.


The collaboration between DMRC and GSV signals a paradigm shift in academia-industry partnerships, heralding a new era of collaborative learning and innovation in the transportation sector. As both institutions pool their expertise, they are poised to make significant strides in advancing knowledge, skills, and solutions for the benefit of society and the nation at large.

Source: DMRC- Press Release | Images Credit: DMRC