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    The Metro Rail Conference 2024 is a premier event dedicated to shaping the future of urban mobility through the expansion and enhancement of metro rail systems across India. Hosted by FIRST Construction Council in collaboration with CONSTRUCTION WORLD and INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY magazines, the conference will bring together industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to delve into the critical discussions and deliberations surrounding the viability, expansion, and financial sustainability of the Indian Metro Rail industry.

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    Our Speakers

    Dr. E. Sreedharan

    Dr. E. Sreedharan

    'Metro Man of India' Padma Vibhushan
    KVB Reddy

    KVB Reddy

    Managing Director, L&T Metro Hyderabad


    Managing Director, AP Metro Rail Corporation


    Partner – Major Projects Advisory, KPMG
    Suneet Maheshwari

    Suneet Maheshwari

    Managing Partner, Udvik Infrastructure Advisors LLP.
    Sanjay Kumar

    Sanjay Kumar

    Director(Systems), Kochi Metro Rail Limited(KMRL)
    Kumar Keshav

    Kumar Keshav

    Director - Business Development, Deutsche Bahn India
    Sanjay Bhatia

    Sanjay Bhatia

    Upalokayukta, Government of Maharashtra
    Suyash Trivedi

    Suyash Trivedi

    Executive Director (Civil) Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited
    Anuj Goel

    Anuj Goel

    Asst. Vice President - Head (AFC), Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd.
    Revathy Pradeep

    Revathy Pradeep

    Researcher, The International Council on Clean Transportation
    Sunil Desai

    Sunil Desai

    Director, Dextra India
    Rohit Yajnik

    Rohit Yajnik

    Head Non Fare Revenue and Branding, Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd
    Jagan Shah

    Jagan Shah

    CEO Designate, The Infravision Foundation
    Vishal Ramprasad

    Vishal Ramprasad

    Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport , WRI India.
    Vinod Yadav

    Vinod Yadav

    Director (Transport), NCC.
    Vijay Agrawal

    Vijay Agrawal

    Director, Equirus Capital Private Limited.
    B Mangla Prasad

    B Mangla Prasad

    Executive Director (Systems) at BMRCL
    Harish Gupta

    Harish Gupta

    Executive Director (Operation and Maintenance), Navi Mumbai Maha Metro Operation Corporation Ltd.
    Scott Crozier

    Scott Crozier

    Sr VP, Trimble Inc.

    AGENDA - 2024

    9.00 am REGISTRATION
    9.50 am WELCOME NOTE - Emcee
    9.55 am Lamp Lighting
    10.00 am INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Pratap Padode, Founder & President, FIRST Construction Council
    10.10 am OPENING ADDRESS : Padma Vibhushan Dr E Sreedharan, Former Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corp
    10.25 am SPECIAL ADDRESS : Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, Upa-lokayukta of Maharashtra, & Former Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust
    10.35 am SPECIAL ADDRESS : Mr. KVB Reddy, MD, L&T Metro Rail
    Can Public-Private Partnership (PPP) work for Metro Rail projects?
    10.45 am SPECIAL ADDRESS : Mr. Scott Crozier, Sr VP, Trimble Inc
    Technology Trends in Construction
    10.55 am SPECIAL ADDRESS : Mr. UJM Rao, MD, AP Metro Rail Corporation
    The Most Sustainable & Cost Efficient Light Metro System Suitable for Tier-2 and Tier-3 Indian Cities.
    11.05 am BREAK
    11.25 am Presentation by Mr. Tanveer Padode, CIO, Asapp Info Globa Group
    11.30 am Forthcoming Metro Project Opportunities
    Mr. Karun Raj Singh Sareen, Partner Major Projects KPMG Advisory
    A detailed presentation of the forthcoming metro rail projects opportunities
    11.45 am Panel – I - Technological Innovations in Metro Rail Infrastructure
    • Signaling and train control systems, Communication and information technology in metro operations, Automation and driverless metro technologies
    • Tunneling and construction technologies, Elevated vs. underground metro systems
    • Station design and architecture
    • Emerging Metro Rail Technologies - needs and requirement

    Moderator: Mr. Karun Raj Singh Sareen, Partner Major Projects KPMG Advisory
    • Mr. Suyash Trivedi Executive Director (Civil), Mumbai Metro Rail Corp Ltd,
    • Mr. Kumar Keshav, Director, Business Development, Deutsche Bahn RRTS Operations (Former MD of UP Metro Rail),
    • Mr. Sunil Desai- Director, Dextra India,
    • Mr. Anuj Goel | Head Automatic Fare Collection | Mumbai Metro One,
    • Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Director(Systems), Kochi Metro Rail
    12.40 pm PARTNER PRESENTATION - Kirloskar Oil
    Dr Krishna Lakshminarasimhan, Chief Technology Officer, & Mr. Swarnendu Jha, Head - Global Powergen Business, of Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd
    1.00 pm LUNCH
    Mr. Rajat Katyal, Vice President, JSW Steel Limited
    1.55 pm KEYNOTE - Mr. Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC
    Case Study - The RRTS Strategy
    2.15 pm Panel – II - Smart Metro Cities: Integrating Metro Rail with Urban Development
    • Urban planning, transit-oriented development and metro rail integration
    • Sustainable development in metro rail - solar, environment friendly building materials
    • Integration of modes of transport & transport planning

    Moderator – Mr. Suneet Maheshwari, Managing Partner, Udvik Infrastructure Advisors LLP
    • Mr. Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC,
    • Mr. Rohit Yajnik | Head Non Fare Revenue and Branding, Mumbai Metro One
    • Mr. UJM Rao, MD, AP Metro Rail Corporation,
    • Mr. Vijay Agrawal, Director, Equirus Capital,
    • Mr. Shantanu Goel, Joint Managing Director, CIDCO
    • Mr. B Mangla Prasad, Executive Director (System), Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
    3.10 pm PARTNER PRESENTATION – Tata Steel
    Mr. Parag Ishwardas Raut, Sr. Area Manager Business Development, Tata Steel
    3.20 pm KEYNOTE - Mr. Vinod Yadav, Director, NCC Ltd, & former Chairman, Railway Board
    The challenge of capacity utilisation in metro rail
    3.35 pm KEYNOTE - Vishal Ramprasad, Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, World Resources Institute India (WRI)
    Case Study – Ridership Challenges
    3.50 pm Panel – III - Improving Ridership for Metro Rail Network
    • Sustainable development in metro rail
    • Reason able Tariff
    • Security and safety measures
    • Seamless accessibility and inclusivity in metro design
    • Contractor Selection (Bids / Pre-qualification)
    • Sustainable metro rail solutions (Neo Metro / Light Metro)
    • Zero congestion at entry & exit points for last mile travels

    Moderator – Jagan Shah, CEO, Infravision Foundation
    Panelists :
    • Ms. Revathy Pradeep, Researcher, International Council on Clean Transportation,
    • Mr. Vinod Yadav, Director, NCC Ltd
    • Mr. Vishal Ramprasad, Program Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI
    • Mr. Harish Gupta, Executive Director (Operation and Maintenance), Navi Mumbai Maha Metro Operation Corporation Ltd
    4.45 pm End of the Event

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