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Aatmanirbhar Bharat: DMRC & CEL sign MoU to develop 'desi' rail engineering & system technology

Delhi Metro and Central Electronics Ltd have signed an MoU for the developing various rail engineering & system technologies under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative

DMRC & CEL to develop various indigenous rail engineering & system technology
DMRC & CEL to develop various indigenous rail engineering & system technology
  • CEL’s Chairman and MD BN Sarkar and DMRC’s Director (Operations) AK Garg signed an MoU on Thursday

  • Purpose of the MoU is to develope various indigenous rail engineering & system technologies under the ‘Make in India’ initiative

New Delhi: Under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative of the government, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Central Electronics Limited (CEL) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for developing various indigenous rail engineering & system technologies on Thursday. Central Electronics Limited, Sahibabad is a PSU under the Ministry of Science & Technology, working in the field of research and development of various technologies etc.

The MoU has been signed between CEL’s Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) BN Sarkar and DMRC’s Director (Operations) AK Garg at Metro Bhawan in the presence of DMRC’s Managing Director Dr Mangu Singh and other senior officials from both the organisations.

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Under this MoU, both the organisations will take up indigenous development for mutual benefit under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, for the following major activities:-

  • Broken Rail Detection system 
  • Theft Intrusion Detection System
  • Concrete Health Monitoring system 
  • Remote Health Monitoring of Point Machines
  • Multi-Section Digital Axle Counter (MSDAC) 
  • MSDAC with ATP to replace older technologies

Dr Mangu Singh termed this development as a major step forward towards the development of indigenous technologies. He added that this association will not only achieve Obsolescence Management but will also add value in operations meeting reliability & punctuality of Metro rail systems.

To take the project forward, dedicated teams of DMRC and CEL will work together to inch towards the concept of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. 

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