METRO MAN

  • Metro man E Sreedharan endorses Modi March 7, 2014

    'Metro man' E Sreedharan on Friday came out in support of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying he hoped bold decisions under his leadership will fasten government's decision-making process. "Our problem is basically delay in taking government decisions and bureaucracy is responsible for it. We don't have self confidence to...
  • Kochi Metro: Red tapism costing Rs 40 lakh per day September 5, 2012

    Kochi: For each day that the Kochi Metro Rail project gets delayed, the cost of the project goes up by Rs 40 lakh, project head E Sreedharan said here on Tuesday. The Metro Man blamed the bureaucrats for the indefinite procedural delay. It is not the politicians but the bureaucrats...
  • It's official: Sreedharan to head Kochi Metro July 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Scotching all rumours, Power and Transport Minister Aryadan Mohammed told the Assembly in categorical terms on Thursday that the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Metro Man E Sreedharan, its consultant and former chairman, will be in charge of the Kochi Metro rail project. It was a state cabinet decision...
  • Satisfied with the DMRC experience: E Sreedharan January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The man who gave the Metro Rail to Delhi, E Sreedharan, retired on Saturday. On his last day at work, he said, "It was a very glorious journey for me. We started with nothing and we produced hundreds of kilometres for the Delhi Metro." "It was a very satisfying...
  • Sreedharan to retire as DMRC chief on Saturday December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: E Sreedharan will retire as DMRC chief on Saturday and hand over reins to colleague Mangu Singh after a highly successful 16year tenure during which he transformed the capital's transport sector through Metro. 79yearold Sreedharan, who joined the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation in 1995, will formally hand over charge...