Date From : Mar 08, 2019To : Mar 09, 2019

About the talk

Ashwini Bhide is executing one of the most challenging projects in Mumbai — a 33.5 Km underground metro corridor from Colaba in South Mumbai to Seepz in the western suburbs. Expected to be commissioned in 2021, the project is slated to change the way the city lives and travels.

In this talk, the MMRC chief will take us through the metro plans and its complexities, and explain how she has tackled an extremely challenging and the complex metro project.

About the speaker

An IAS officer from the 1995 batch, Ashwini Bhide is the Managing Director of the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC). She is credited for the execution of several infrastructure projects in the city, including the 16.8 Km Eastern Freeway, the Mumbai monorail and the city’s first metro from Versova to Ghatkopar. Her contribution towards rehabilitating 5,000 families, affected by many infrastructure projects, is also considered to be a case study. Her rich experience in the field of urban infrastructure development has contributed to the speed of execution of the Mumbai Metro Line-3 (Colaba–Bandra–SEEPZ) project.

Registrations begin at 4:30 p.m. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.

Venue Address

ORF Mumbai