Pravin Darade Mumbai’s Metro Man transferred to BMC, Sonia Sethi takes charge

By Accommodation Times Bureau


Pravin Darade – Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA in charge of Metro projects on Wednesday was transferred to MCGM as an Additional Municipal Commissioner.

Sonia Sethi – a 1994 batch IAS –took charge as the Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, after Darade was posted.

Darade said, “I was in a hurry to complete Metro projects as 10-12 people die every day on the suburban rail network and a Metro line completing even a day earlier would mean so many lives saved.”

Darade received capacious appreciation from the MMRDA senior officials including Metropolitan Commissioner R.A.Rajeev besides colleagues, staff and the incoming Additional Metropolitan Commissioner Sethi.

Sethi assured that will ensure the urgency shown by Darade towards completing Metro projects is not lost sight of.

Sethi was the Additional Director General, Foreign Trade, Department of Commerce, before joining MMRDA. Previously, she has worked as the Transport Commissioner and Secretary, Maharashtra Jivan Vikas Pradhikaran. Ms.Sethi has also handled significant posts such as Joint MD, CIDCO and MD, MSRDC when the Worli Bandra sea link was commissioned.

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