E Sreedharan, more commonly known as the ‘Metro Man’ is the Principal Advisor to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. He contributed in changing the face of Public transport in India through his leadership in building the Delhi metro and Konkan Railway. For his achievements, he was awarded Padma shri and Padma Vibhushan. In 2015, he was invited to serve the United Nations’ High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport.
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