E. Sreedharan

Indian civil engineer

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan (born 12 June 1932) is an Indian engineer and politician. He is known for making public transportration better in India and for managing the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. He was managing director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) between 1995 and 2012.[1] He is known as the Metro Man.[2]

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan
E. Sreedharan "Metro Man".jpg
Born (1932-06-12) 12 June 1932 (age 89)
Other namesMetro Man
Alma materG.L.P.S Chathanur, Government Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala
University College of Engineering, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh (JNTUK)
OccupationCivil engineer (Retired)
Known forKonkan Railway, Delhi Metro, Kochi Metro and Other Related Rail Developments
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Radha Sreedharan


  1. "Metro man' batting for Kochi'". 4 July 2012.
  2. "French award presented to Sreedharan". The Hindu. 23 March 2005. Archived from the original on 17 January 2017.