New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): An Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer of the year 2000, Dr. Amit Kumar Jain has assumed charge as the new Director (Operations & Services) of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) with effect from 26th April 2023. The position was vacant due to appointment of Vikas Kumar as Managing Director of DMRC.
Dr. Jain has over two decades of experience in numerous key leadership positions. Prior to taking up this role, he was working as General Manager, Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS).
Earlier he had also worked as the Head of Operations for the Delhi Division of Railways and as Director Railway Board. Dr. Jain worked with DMRC from 2009 to 2015 as Dy. General Manager (Operations) as well as Principal, Training School.
He has done his Ph.D. in Urban Transportation from SPA, Delhi, M.Tech from IIT Delhi, and B.E in Civil Engg from IIT Roorkee. He is a gold medallist from IIT Roorkee.
Dr. Jain has authored books titled ‘Excellence in Metro Operations and Management - Best Practices world over, ‘Exploring Life@2050” and ‘Intelligent Transportation Systems’. He is a regular contributor to newspaper columns and journals.
He has also developed a digital transformation strategy for Iranian Railways as a Rail Digitalization expert with UNESCAP. He is on the Government of India's ‘National Pool of Trainers on Leadership’. He is a visiting faculty to various institutes including LBSNAA-Mussoorie, TERI, IIT Mumbai, IEG, NAIR, IRITM, SPA Delhi, and IUT Delhi.