Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is the man who gave Delhi, the capital city of the country its first Metro. He was entrusted with the work of setting up Delhi Metro. He is an engineer by profession and following the success of Delhi Metro, he is one of the top 50 powerful men in India. This rating was done by India Today Magazine. He has received accolades for the same and there is rarely a moment when his cell does not stop ringing. He receives invitation and requests from innumerable places in the country and overseas to preside over a meeting or be there as a speaker.
With the advent of Delhi Metro, the transport and communication system has received a boost. The city is better connected and people have become dependant on the same to commute to different parts of the city. The project that was undertaken by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation or DMRC has been highly appreciated and has enhanced the transport system of the city.
How has Delhi Metro helped people of Delhi?
In addition to giving a comfortable ride, it has managed to save commuting time of innumerable travelers. Not only that, earlier the streets of Delhi used to be crowded and getting stranded in a traffic jam was not uncommon. But Delhi Metro has done away with these drawbacks. Interestingly, there is one more way Delhi Metro has helped people of Delhi. It has reduced the pollution level to a great extent. It is expected that Delhi Metro is likely to cover the whole of the capital city by 2010. Delhi Metro has proved to be the lifeline of Delhi. Metro Rail in Delhi is equipped with all the amenities and owing to its state of art plan, it is different from the other metro railway systems in the country. An importance aspect that has been taken care of by the authorities is the safety and security in Delhi Metro.
The metro railway system is highly developed. Efforts are put in that there is adequate security for the passengers. The compartments are hi-tech. The gates are fully automated. The compartments are also equipped with emergency exits. There is a provision when you can communicate directly to the driver in case of an emergency.
Important aspects of Delhi Metro
There are few aspects that you need to keep in mind about Delhi Metro. Check them out-
Last Updated On: 2011/07/01