Pravin Darade takes charge as Additional Metropolitan Commissioner of MMRDA

By Accommodation Times News Services

DSC00606Mr. Pravin Darade, a 1998 batch IAS today took charge as the Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, after Mr. Sanjay Sethi was posted as the Chief Executive Officer, MIDC.

Mr. Darade is holding Masters degree in Structural Engineering from IIT, Mumbai – has handled many a significant assignment such as Director General, Maharashtra Energy Development Authority, Pune; Chairman of the Nagpur Improvement Trust; Collector of Kolhapur and Nagpur.

Mr. Darade’s appointment to MMRDA is considered crucial as the Authority is committed to construct a metro network for the city of Mumbai and Mr. Darade is known for his invaluable contribution to the metro projects in Nagpur. The construction of the two elevated Metro rail routes covering a distance of 38.2 km in Nagpur, estimated at Rs 8,680-crore, is already underway.

Mr. Darade will continue to hold the post of Secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis

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