Lucknow, India (Metro Rail Today): Sushil Kumar, present Director (Operations), Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation has been appointed as the Acting Managing Director of UPMRC. According to the order issued by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Sushil Kumar has been given an additional charge till the regular appointment of the Managing Director.
Kumar joined UPMRC in 2015 and has contributed significantly to the metro rail operations in Lucknow and now in Kanpur as well. Previously, he had also worked as General Manager (Operations) in Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (formerly Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation) and took over as Director (Operations), UPMRC in 2018.
Sushil Kumar is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and a Masters's from IIT Delhi. He is an officer of the Indian Railway Electrical Engineering Service - 1991 batch. Shri Sushil Kumar has about 28 years of experience working in senior positions in Indian Railways, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, and Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation.
While serving as Director (Power) in Indian Railways, Shri Sushil Kumar has also been part of committees of various Ministries working in the areas of Energy Conservation and Energy Planning. Apart from this, he had also held the charge of Additional General Manager in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
The extended tenure of Kumar Keshav, the first Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) was completed on June 30, 2022. Now the Government of Uttar Pradesh is also finishing the name of a new Managing Director for the Corporation.