ABOUT US

About Us

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Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Karnataka is a Special Purpose Vehicle entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail Project. 

Bangalore Metro, christened as "Namma Metro", not only adds to the beauty of Bangalore skyline, but immensely adds to the comfort level of travel. Besides this, Namma Metro is a major environment friendly addition to the Bangalore City as it significantly contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions.

The project has an East-West corridor - 18.10 km long, starting from Baiyappanahalli in the East and terminating at Mysore Road terminal in the West and a 24.20 km North-South corridor commencing at Nagasandra in the North and terminating at Puttenahalli in the South. 

The commercial operations on Reach-1 (MG Road to Baiyappanahalli station) have opened on 20th October 2011. The commercial operations on Reach-3 (Nagasandra to Mantri Square Sampige Road Station) have commenced on 1st March 2014. The commercial operations on Reach-3B (Peenya Industry to Nagasandra) have commenced on 1st May 2015 and the commercial operations on Reach-2 (Magadi Road to Mysore Road Terminal) have commenced on 18th November 2015.

This is the First Metro rail project in India commissioned with 750V DC Third Rail on Standard Guage.

Board Of Directors

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Name & Address
Nominated by

1

Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, IAS
Secretary - Ministry of Urban Development
Government of India
Chairman, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
Nirman Bhavan
New Delhi 110 011

Govt of India

2

Shri M.K. Sinha
OSD (UT) and Ex-Officio Joint Secretary
Ministry of Urban Development
Government of India
Director-BMRCL
Nirman Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 011

Govt of India

3

Shri H.S. Anand
Director (Rolling Stock)
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd &
Director, BMRCL
Metro Bhawan, Fire Brigade Lane
BaraKhamba Road, New Delhi-110001

Govt of India

4

Shri K.K. Aggarwal
Executive Director (Works Planning)
Railway Board
Ministry of Railways
Government of India
Rail Bhavan,Rafi Marg
New Delhi 110 001

Govt of India

5

Dr. M. Ravi Kanth
Chairman & Managing Director
Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
HUDCO Bhawan, Core 7 'A"
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110 003.

Govt of India

6

Shri Mahendra Jain, IAS,
Additional Chief Secretary to Government
Urban Development Department,
Government of Karnataka
Director, BMRCL
Vikasa Soudha
Bangalore-560 001.

Govt of Karnataka

7

Shri L.K.Atheeq, IAS
Principal Secretary to Hon'ble Chief Minister
Government of Karnataka
Director, BMRCL,
Vidhana Soudha,
Bangalore 560 001

Govt of Karnataka
8
Shri I.S.N.Prasad
Additional Chief Secretary to Government
Finance Department
Government of Karnataka
Director, BMRCL
Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore-560 001.
Govt of Karnataka

9

Dr. Ekroop Caur,
Managing Director,
Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation & Director-BMRCL
Central Office, 4th Floor,
Shanthinagar BusStation, K.H. Road,
Shanthinagar, Bengaluru - 560 027

Govt of Karnataka

10

Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola , IAS
Managing Director
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
3rd Floor, BMTC Complex
K.H.Road, Shanthinagar
Bangalore 560 027

Govt of Karnataka

11

Shri Vijay Kumar Dhir
Director (P&P)
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
3rd Floor, BMTC Complex
K.H.Road, Shanthinagar
Bangalore 560 027

Functional Director

12

Shri N.M.Dhoke
Director (R.S.E.)
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
3rd Floor, BMTC Complex
K.H.Road, Shanthinagar
Bangalore 560 027

Functional Director

Management Profile




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Pradeep Singh Kharola, IAS.

(Managing Director, from GoK)

Worked as Commissioner of Ranebennur City Municipal Council 1987-88: Ranebennur was a city with a population of about 100,000. Worked as Commissioner of Mysore City Corporation-1989-90.

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N M DHOKE

Director
(Rolling stock, Signalling & Electrical)

Shri N M DHOKE, Director (Rolling stock, Signalling & Electrical),BMRCL is responsible for overall planning of System Works including Depot layouts and machinery, plants etc.

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SHRI VIJAY KUMAR DHIR
Director (Project & Planning) 

He has more than 30 years of experience in Railway Infrastructure work. Before joining BMRCL in April 2014, he was working in RITES LTD (Mumbai) as Executive Director/Group General Manager from 2003 onwards for 11 years. 

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