STATE-OF-THE-ART SIMULATOR BUILDING INAUGURATED AT DELHI METRO RAIL ACADEMY, SHASTRI PARK
New Delhi, dt. 15.01.2021
STATE-OF-THE-ART SIMULATOR BUILDING INAUGURATED AT DELHI METRO RAIL
ACADEMY, SHASTRI PARK
In its pursuit
to further upgrade its world class training facility at the Delhi Metro Rail
Academy(DMRA), Shastri Park, a new four-storey simulator building was
inaugurated today in the DMRA premises by Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing
Director/DMRC in the presence of Directors and other senior
officials. Dr. Mangu Singh also inaugurated a new Foot Over Bridge (FOB)
in front of Shastri Park Metro depot. This FOB
will allow pedestrians to cross safely the busy East Approach Road
(the road leading from ISBT, Kashmere gate towards Shahdara across Yamuna) from
both the sides.
Simulator building is equipped with state-of-the art simulator facilities
pertaining to train driving, rolling stock maintenance, electrical, signalling
etc. besides modern computer based training labs and other offices. Further
upgradation of infrastructure in the new building includes a state-of-the-art
Telepresence Room, a Civil engineering demo room, Model station control room,
modern library, Recreational Centre, new Yoga/ Meditation Room, new Canteen,
occasion, Dr. Mangu Singh, MD/DMRC said, “With this new facility, the Delhi
Metro Rail Academy will further raise the bar in the quality of training in the
field of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS). Apart from infrastructural and
technological makeover, the Academy has also reviewed its training curriculum
with emphasis on standardization, content relevance and cross training
trained on a simulator gains real life experiences and knowledge retention with
no-risk quantifiable training at reduced costs and time. The troubleshooting
simulators simulate all the faults that may appear in a Metro train and are
used to train DMRC staff in quick and effective diagnosis of train faults.
The simulators will also allow them to practice the replacement of critical
components in a 3D virtual environment. The Hi-tech and state of the art
simulators will greatly help in improving training effectiveness.
construction of the new facility has been completed well within time despite
challenges and restrictions imposed due to the ongoing pandemic.
Metro Rail Academy located at Shastri Park Depot in a sprawling camus of around
10000 sqm is a premier training institute in the country which is equipped to
impart customized training on all aspects of project planning, implementation
of operations and maintenance of rail based urban transportation systems.
It is known for its role in
competence building in the field of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) since
2002. It has recently witnessed a series of historic changes which includes
acquiring a new name and logo, an advanced website, strengthening its in-house
faculty etc. The Academy is ISO 9001:2015 accredited for design, development
and delivery of training programmes.
DMRA has been instrumental in
imparting world-class training to its own employees, besides employees from
other Metros across the country. Its clients in India include Maha-Metro
(Nagpur & Pune), Noida Metro, Bengaluru Metro, Chennai Metro, Jaipur Metro,
Kochi Metro, Kolkata Metro, Lucknow Metro, Mumbai Metro, etc. The Institute
have also imparted customized training to non-metro organizations like Power
Grid, DFCCL, RITES Ltd., CIDCO Ltd., Cyient Ltd., L&T, etc. Its
international clients include MRT Jakarta, Indonesia, Dhaka Metro, Bangladesh, Nepal
and LRT Sri Lanka.