Indian Railway Officer Vinay Kumar Singh has been appointed as Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). Prior to this appointment, he was working with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a railway PSU involved in the study of high speed rail corridors.
He was appointed by the search and selection committee through an interview process. The committee comprises Urban Development Secretary, Railway Board Member (Staff), an official from the DoPT and an expert from World Bank among others.
NCRTC will execute three rapid rail corridors to Panipat, Meerut and Alwar from the capital at an estimated cost of Rs 72,170 crore. The corridors are expected to considerably reduce the travel time.
Detailed Project Reports (DPR) of the 111 km long Delhi-Sonipat-Panipat corridor, 90 km-long Delhi-Ghaziabad- Meerut route and 180 km Delhi-Rewari-Alwar route are being prepared. The Delhi government has also approved the alignments of the three RRTS corridors. The NCRTC is the implementing agency for the three corridors of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in the NCR zone.
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NCRTC Headquarter : New Delhi
National Capital Region (NCR)
NCRTC Headquarter : New Delhi.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA)
So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Expand the term NCRTC.
2. Name the person who has been appointed as MD of NCRTC ?
3. Expand the term RVNL, DPR and RRTS.
Courtesy : Economics Times