UPMRC MD Shri Kumar Keshav gets extension by state government

The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India acknowledged the exceptional services rendered by the Managing Director of UPMRC. Expressing confidence, the state government gave 4 months extension to Shri. Kumar Keshav.

  • For doing commendable work in giving world-class metros to various cities of UP, the Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Metro got extension of service from the government.
  • Kudos to Shri. Kumar Keshav, regarded as the “MetroMan” of Uttar Pradesh and his team for commencing these large scale metro projects in the two major and the most populous cities of Uttar Pradesh in such a short time. 
  • In December, 2021 UPMRC has set a new record across the country by gifting Kanpurites their very own metro in just 02 years and 02 months.
  • Shri. Kumar Keshav was appointed as the Managing Director of Lucknow Metro (now UP Metro Rail Corporation Limited) seven and a half years ago in 2014 and within this period he along with his team gifted India’s fastest metro project to Lucknow and then broke his own record by commencing the Kanpur Metro Train services in just 2 years and 2 months. 
  • These projects not only gave international fame to the cities of Uttar Pradesh but also changed the lifestyle of the people of Lucknow and Kanpur. 
  • Under the leadership of Kumar Keshav, the name of the fastest constructed underground metro station ‘Chowdhary Charan Singh Airport Metro Station’ in Lucknow is also recorded in the Limca Book of Records.
  • The construction work of Kanpur Metro (Balance Section) and Agra Metro projects is currently being carried out by Uttar Pradesh Metro at a fast pace day and night without any interruption, while Gorakhpur Metro is currently in the approval stage from the Central Government.

Source: UPMRC-Press Release

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