New Md of Ncrtc is Vinay Kumar Singh [ Current Affairs ]

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Vinay Kumar Singh an Indian Railway Officer has been appointed as Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). He was working with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a railway PSU involved in the study of high speed rail corridors before he is appointed as MD of NCRTC.

  • The search and selection committee has appointed him through an interview process.
  • Urban Development Secretary, official from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Railway Board Member (Staff) and expert from World Bank are involved in the committee.

About National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC):

At the National Capital Region (NCR) zone, NCRTC is a nodal implementing agency of the three corridors of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS).

The three rapid rail corridors will connect:

  • Panipat,
  • Meerut and
  • Alwar.

It was established on 11th July 2013 in New Delhi

It includes functions such as:

  • Undertake design construction,
  • operation and
  • Maintenance of the RRTS project on a similar pattern as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

RRTS:

To provide high speed travel services compared to current Delhi Metro as recommended by High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) it uses the maglev technology.

RRTS strips facilitates of high-speed travel connectivity between the capital and suburb which involve

  • Delhi,
  • Haryana,
  • Rajasthan and
  • Uttar Pradesh.

- Published on: February 22, 2016