Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has gone international after bagging a contract from Jakarta Metro to provide management consultancy services for the first phase of the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit System in Indonesia.
DMRC has been awarded the work in a joint venture with eight other international companies including, PADECO and Oriental Consultant from Japan, PT ERNST and YOUNG Advisory Services, PT INDOTEK Engineering Jaya, PT PAMINTORI CIPIA, Lambaga Management FEUI and PT Public Private Partnership from Indonesia and US-based company SENECA Group L&C.
The main responsibilities of DMRC in this joint venture will be the finalisation of the organisational structure of the Jakarta Metro, recruitment of personnel, development of training facilities and the training of the employees for various categories required for commencing the operations.
The first phase of the city’s railway system includes a partially elevated, partially underground, 15.7 kilometre North-South corridor.
Earlier, DMRC had also prepared the Special Assistance on Project Implementation (SAPI) study for the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit system.
DMRC is also trying to win similar projects in various upcoming metro projects in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Israel, as well as being involved as a consultant for all major metro rail projects in the country, including Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.
It is also carrying out the construction work of a 9.25 kilometre long Metro corridor in Jaipur, Rajasthan state.