Delhi Metro Wins Japan Society of Civil Engineers’ High Quality Award | Trip

The Delhi metro has won an award from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers for its “high-quality” infrastructure development projects under Phases I-III, officials said on Sunday. The “Prize for Excellence in Civil Engineering” is awarded for the year 2020.

The award is given to highly selective showcase projects in the development of civil engineering technology around the world, the officials said.

“The Delhi Metro Phases I, II and III projects have been awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence in Civil Engineering from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) for the year 2020. The JSCE has called the project Delhi metro of “high quality infrastructure”. development project, ”Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

The JSCE in its award note mentioned that the Delhi Metro projects have raised awareness of safety and efficiency at construction sites in India and provided residents with safe, secure and comfortable transportation.

Delhi Metro’s civil engineering achievements over the past two decades have received worldwide recognition and have been praised by leading international organizations, officials said.

Previously, the implementation of Delhi Metro Phase I was rated “Excellent” in a post-appraisal study conducted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The study rated the Delhi Metro project’s execution capacity at “3”, which is the highest possible rating indicating that DMRC’s performance was excellent, the statement said.

The Delhi Metro since its inception has been closely associated with Japan. JICA has supported all phases of Delhi Metro including the on-going Ph-IV project by providing not only the smoothest financial support but also excellent value-added activities such as knowledge assistance by introducing innovative Japanese technologies and a unique work culture, officials said.

“The unwavering support of Japan, JICA, including the Indian office, has helped the Delhi metro become a worldwide shining example in the field of urban public transport,” the statement said.

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