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UP Chief Secy to head NMRC, Rama Raman to be first MD

Rama Raman

NOIDA: Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan will be the first chairman of the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) while Rama Raman, Chairman of the Noida and Great Noida authorities will be its first Managing Director.

Raman was quoted in the media as saying the Commissioner of Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation (IIDC) has been made the ex-officio Chairperson of NMRC. He also informed that the UP Chief Secretary has been urged to hold NMRC’s first board meeting to finalise the eligibility criteria for recruitment etc. The NMRC staff will include people from the Government as well as the private sector, he added.

NMRC will initially supervise the proposed Metro lines in Noida. After the strengthening of its structure, the NMRC will also engage in construction of lines.

Last month, pacts were signed for two new Metro corridors. The routes covered by the proposed Metro lines will be Noida City Centre to Sector 62 and Noida City Centre to Greater Noida.