As Group General Manager of core railway infrastructure unit, I am responsible for developing new business for RITES in railway sector in India and abroad, especially in African continent. My SBU is currently executing a Detailed Design Consultancy for a new railway line from Tema to Akosombo in Ghana. Previously, it has successfully completed Feasibility Studies for similar railway infrastructure in Gabon, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Mozambique and Senegal in the African Continent besides numerous projects in India and other parts of the world.
RITES is an ISO 9001:2008 certified multi-disciplinary transport & infrastructure company providing consultancy from concept to commissioning including design, engineering & project management services in the spectrum of railways, urban transport including mass rapid transit systems (MRTS), highways, bridges & tunnels, ports, inland waterways, airports, ropeways, institutional buildings and renewable energy. RITES is the export arm of Indian Railways for railway rolling stock. RITES has operational experience of 44 years in over 55 countries of SAARC, ASEAN, Africa, Latin America and Middle East region including mega projects in India.
RITES diversified service packages include feasibility studies, survey & project reports, design and detailed engineering, multi-modal transport studies, project management and construction supervision, quality assurance, material management; workshop design, setting up & management; system engineering, railway electrification, signaling and telecommunication, environmental impact assessment, training & human resource development, rehabilitation/operation & maintenance of railway systems, export packages and leasing of rolling stock. Recent international and national projects include metro projects, railway electrification and doubling projects, leasing of locomotives, dedicated freight corridors, logistics parks, green energy sectors. setting up Brownfield/Greenfield railway workshops and customized rolling stock exports