An acclaimed Railway Administrator and an efficient infrastructure builder. An eminent institution builder and urban transport professional. Presently heading Nagpur/Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. as Managing Director.
Associated with Indian Railway for over 30 years including association with Mumbai suburban and urban rail transport for over 15 years, at various levels covering planning, designing, constructing and maintaining large scale rail infrastructures & operation of services and administration of institutions on both Western and Central Railways.
Known for Total Transformation of Rail infrastructure and quality of services to both passenger and freight customers and public in general as DRM Nagpur, Central Railway.
Currently as MD, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation, built the organization from scratch, being employee no. 1 on 18th Feb' 2015, the day of its incorporation. Has ensured, a very expeditious start and fast progress of this major project overcoming numerous administrative and organizational challenges. Organized quick and smooth land acquisition; achieved fast tie up with international funding agencies viz. KfW Germany and AFD France. Ensured expeditious appointments of consultants and contractors. Achieved building up and functioning of organizational structure at board level and at the level of the corporation.
Devotes considerable personal time and effort in team building and team working believing that one is as good as one's team. Promotes innovative and creative work culture. Emphasizes on outcomes and outputs along with outlays. Focuses on optimization, rationalization, cost control, cost cutting, cost effectiveness to enhance efficiency.
Has keen interest in promotion of high quality higher education affordable to people in rural and backward areas.