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
- 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.