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‘Metro man’ Sreedharan named top adviser to MRTS projects in J&K

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The Jammu & Kashmir Governor administration has approved the appointment of ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan as the Principal Adviser to two Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) projects to be built in Jammu and Srinagar, an official said on Sunday.

Sreedharan, a retired IES (IRSE) officer, is popularly known as the ‘Metro Man’ for changing the face of public transport in the country with his leadership in building the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro.

The Governor administration has approved setting up of two MRTCs — Jammu Mass Rapid Transit Corporation and the Srinagar Mass Rapid Transit Corporation — for the two capital cities.

Principal Secretary to Government, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta, is the Chairman and Kumar Rajeev Ranjan is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the two MRTCs, the official said.

He said these corporations will have Administrative Secretaries of Finance Department, Transport Department, Chief Executive Officer, J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency, Additional Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, MRTC Jammu and Srinagar, nominee of Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and other experts on the board.

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