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  • October 03, 2018

Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC), has been honoured with the much revered ‘Shri Ram Murti Pratibha Alankaran’ by Shri Ram Murti Smarak Trust (SRMS), Bareilly for his extraordinary leadership quality, talent and capability displayed during successful execution of different ‘Metro’ Rail Projects & ‘Railway’ Projects in the Country during the preceding years of his professional career.

The Managing Director was honoured on 2nd October, 2018 by the Trust at Bareilly on the occasion of an event organised to pay tribute to Late Ram Murti Ji – the great freedom fighter - on his death anniversary. Every year, the Trust honours eminent personalities from different walks of life for his/her outstanding contribution made to the society while making Uttar Pradesh proud at the national and the international level.

This year, Shri Ram Murti Smarak Trust honoured Shri Kumar Keshav for his incomparable contributions made to the society while serving the public being on different posts at the Indian Railways, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) and Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (LMRC).

The Trust has also honoured personalities like Prof. Mahendra Singh Sodha (Ex- Vice-Chancellor, University of Lucknow), Dr. J. C. Bose (Eye Surgeon, Sitapur Hospital, Bareilly), Prof. Wasim Bareilwi (International Fame Urdu Poet), Dr. Brahm Prakash (Famous Neuro Surgeon), Shri K. P. Saxena (Famous Humorous Poet), Dr. Rajvir Singh Yadav (Famous Kidney Transplant Surgeon), Shri Ashok Kumar Goyal (Famous Industrialist), Shri Ashok Kumar Agarwal (Famous Editor, Amar Ujala), Shri V. K. Goyal (Famous Heart Specialist), Dr. S. S. Agarwal (Famous Doctor), Shri Bhuwan Chandra Harbola (Famous Cricket Player), Guru Jitendra Maharaj Ji (Famous Nritacharya), Shri Ram Murti Ji (Freedom Fighter), Shri Pramod Kumar Jain (Hon’ble Justice), Shri Sunder Lal Bahuguna (Environmentalist), Shri Vijay Kumar Jain (Scientist), Dr. Devki Kutti (Doctor), Shri Sudhanshu Ji Maharaj (Social Worker), Col. Suresh Joshi (Eminent Soldier) and Smt. Priyanka Chopra (Miss World) with the ‘Shri Ram Murti Pratibha Alankaran’ in the last few years.

As regards the Lucknow Metro Project, it is a ‘Dream Project’ of the Government and the people of Lucknow which is being realized by him. The 22.878 km long Phase 1 A (North –South) Metro Corridor from Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport upto Munshipulia is being executed by Metro engineers under the leadership of Shri Kumar Keshav. Work for this project is going-on day and night without any break with the Managing Director leaving no stone unturned to see that the whole corridor is commissioned for public services by early next year (2019).