‘METRO MAN’ E Sreedharan will head a newly constituted high-level committee to lay down indigenous technical standards for all metro rail systems across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared Sreedharan’s appointment on Sunday.
The multi-disciplinary committee will set indigenous technical standards for entire ecosystem of metro functioning in India, including rolling stock, signalling, track and the like. Sreedharan, founder of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, where he was MD until 2012, belonged to Indian Railway civil engineering service and was Railway Board member (engineering). Read More