E. Sreedharan

E. Sreedharan

Question: Eminent civil engineer E. Sreedhan associated with Indian Engineering  Services is popularly known as-

a. Missile man
b. Iron man
c. Metro man
d. Mountain man

Ans (c)

 Relate facts:

  • Principal adviser of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) E. Sreedharan has accepted an invitation of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to serve on his High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport (HLAG-ST).
  • The group was announced by the U.N. Secretary General on August 8, 2014, to formulate recommendations on sustainable transport actionable at global, national, local, and sector levels.
  • Awarded with India’s second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan in year 2008, Mr E Sreedhan is recognized due to his commendable work in Delhi Metro Rail project.
  • He served Delhi Metro from 1995 to 2012 as managing director.

Reference:

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/e-sreedharan-to-join-un-advisory-group/article7667146.ece
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2015-09-18/news/66677353_1_metro-man-e-sreedharan-united-nations-delhi-metro-rail-corporation
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/metro-man-e-sreedharan-in-un-high-level-advisory-group/1/476903.html

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