VED Economic Development Council is holding a felicitation programme for Dr. Brijesh Dixit Ex-Managing Director, on Friday, 2nd June 2023, at 6.00 pm. in the Tamarind Hall at Chitnavis Centre. The programme is organized to bid him farewell as his tenure in Nagpur comes to an end. Dr. Dixit retired recently as Managing Director, Nagpur/Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
VED wishes to give him public recognition for his singular boon to the city – the Nagpur Mahametro, where he played a key role. Under his guidance, The Metro found a place of honour in the Guinness Book of World Records due to the construction of the longest double-decker viaduct (metro), which is 3,140 meters (3.14km) achieved by the Wardha Road.
Dr Brijesh Dixit has been an acclaimed Railway Administrator and an eminent and efficient infrastructure builder, and an urban transport professional. Associated with Indian Railways for over 30 years, including association with Mumbai suburban and urban rail transport for over 15 years, and as DRM Nagpur with the Central Railways at various levels covering planning, designing, constructing and maintaining large-scale rail infrastructures & operation of services and administration of institutions on both Western and Central Railways.
In Nagpur, Dixit implemented this Rs. 8680 Crs. Nagpur Metro Rail project comprising 42 stations over a route length of 41.7 kms and Rs. 11420 Crs. He gifted this Mass Rapid Transit system to the city of Nagpur, which is world-class, safe, comfortable, accessible, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. The Nagpur Metro will be extended to satellite cities like Kanhan, Hingana and Butibori in future phases.
The co-facilitators with VED are associations:
Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA), MIDC Industries Association (MIA), Butibori Manufacturers Association (BMA), Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC),
Vidarbha Management Association (VMA), Nagpur Chamber of Commerce Ltd. (NCCL) , The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), Chamber of Small Industry Associations Vidarbha Regional Chapter (COSIA), The Chamber of Associations of Maharashtra Industry & Trade (CAMIT), Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT), Vidarbha Taxpayers Association (VTA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI), The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Institute of Engineers (IIE), Vidarbha Plastic Industries (VPIA), Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DICCI), Builders’ Association of India (BAI), Center for Bhartiya masses and Marketing Development, Sparsh Charitable Society, Sarthak Foundation, Smart Welfare Foundation, Sahyog Yuva Sanghatan, Rotary Club of Nagpur Stars, Nag Vidharbha Bricks Manufacturing Association, Vidharbha Petroleum Dealers Association, Sarvodaya Shikshan Mandal, Parshivni.
The felicitation programme is to be held on Friday, 2nd June 2023 at 6.00 pm. in the Tamarind Hall at Chitnavis Centre. The public is cordially invited to join the programme.