The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has been awarded with the prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Award on Innovation in Governance. The award was given to the Managing Director Kumar Keshav during the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Summit on Innovation in Governance organised at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
It is yet another achievement and public recognition for Lucknow Metro as the Corporation’s sincere effort and dedication in innovation in governance and project completion is recognised in such a glorious way at the national level.
Kumar Keshav said, “This award is the result of the efforts of the whole team of Lucknow Metro and we feel very proud to be honoured like this. This honour assumes much of significance to Lucknow Metro as it is the first Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Award on Innovation in Governance and it has been has been bestowed to LMRC among various other nominations from reputed organisations in the country.”
Led from the front by Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, the LMRC has always displayed itself as a very unique kind of government organisation focussed on innovative ideas to execute and complete the project in an excellent manner in such a stiff target.
The 8.5 km ‘Priority Corridor’ of the North – South corridor is being accomplished in the Capital city of Uttar Pradesh and is now a reality for the people of the city. The project is being executed in just over two years which is a record in itself. No other Metro Project has even been able to achieve this feat in the past as compared with Lucknow Metro’s speed of deliverance in the country.
Even contemporary Metro projects in the country have also not been able to match up with the speed of deliverance in the country. The project has achieved the distinction of being the fastest ever Metro project execution that has happened in the country so far.
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