Shri Sushil Kumar has been appointed as Director (Operations) of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) with effect from 25th October, 2018. The interview for this post was held on 23rd October, 2018 in New Delhi. A total of eight applicants had applied for the post out of which four were shortlisted. The final interview was attended by two candidates wherein the Selection Committee recommended Shri Sushil Kumar’s name for selection.
Earlier, he was working as Chief Electrical Engineer/General Manager (Operations) for LMRC since 2015. During his tenure as CEE/GM (Operations) at LMRC, he was responsible for day to day Operation & Maintenance of all assets & services including Safety & Security in LMRC.
Shri Sushil Kumar belongs to 1991 batch of the Indian Railways Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE), Govt. of India. He did B.Tech from IIT/Roorkee and M.Tech from IIT/Delhi besides completing Advance Management Program from INSEAD, Singapore in 2011. During his service at the Ministry of Railways as Director (Power), he was a member to different committees in the fields of Energy Conservation, Energy Planning under different Ministries. Before that, he served as Additional General Manager for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
He has an extensive experience in project management, design specification, technical support, operation and maintenance in Indian Railways and urban transit & Metros for Rolling Stock/Trains, Signalling, Traction Power System, and Telecommunication including Train Operation. He has a vast knowledge of Renewable Energy Sector & Power Sector. He is also acting as the Chief Electrical Inspector General (AEIG) to Government of India. Besides having worked as National Project Director for UNDP project for Energy Conservation, he has also worked as Lift Inspector to Government of India before.
He has the exposure of International Metro projects across the globe including Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, Paris, Vienna etc. He is a recipient of “National Award for Outstanding Service” from Hon’ble Minister of Railways in 2012 and Outstanding performance award from MD/DMRC in 2005. With his appointment, LMRC has now four Directors namely, Director (Rolling Stock & Systems), Director (Finance), Director (Works and Infrastructure) and Director (Operations).