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Urban Infra 2022: RDSO bags 'Excellence in Technical Advisory for Rail & Metro System' Award 2022


New Delhi, India, 7th November 2022: Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) has been conferred with "Excellence in Technical Advisory for 'Rail & Metro System' Award in ‘Rail & Metro’ category at the 2nd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2022 held on 7th November 2022 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

The award was given at a grand ceremony - 2nd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2022 hosted by Urban Infra Group on 7th November 2022 at India International Center, New Delhi, India. The award ceremony was attended by dignitaries from the nodal ministries, government departments, public sector undertakings (PSUs), and industry leaders from the leading multi-national companies (MNCs) engaged in developing major urban infrastructure in India.

The Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) is an ISO 9001 research and development organisation under the Ministry of Railways of government of India, which functions as a technical adviser and consultant to the Railway Board, the Zonal Railways, the Railway Production Units, RITES, RailTel, and Ircon International in respect of design and standardization of railway equipment and problems related to railway construction, operations and maintenance.

Some of major achievements of RDSO are Design and Development of high toe load fastening system, ERC mark-V, Development of Pre-stressed concrete sleeper and allied components along with Source development, Development of newly designed Double Decker Coaches in Indian Railways, Development of improved AT welding technology with the Single Shot crucible, auto-thimble and 3-piece mould, Design and development of first Emission Test Car (ETC) to test diesel locomotive emissions, Design and Development of Wider and Heavier sleeper fit for 25 tonne axle load, Development of protocol for laying long welded rails through points and crossing using welded CMS frogs and Development of Head on Generation(HOG), that taps overhead supply lines and distributes power to the train coaches, an alternative to End on Generation (EOG).

The Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards are given to corporate and individual leaders in recognition and honor for their extraordinary contribution to developing major infrastructure projects in India through their innovative ideas, products, and services. A total of 41 (9 individuals and 32 corporate) were felicitated with the 2nd Urban Infra Business Leadership awards.

The 1st edition of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards was held virtually in 2020 due to the countrywide pandemic.

The Urban Infra Group is comprised of three leading media firms - Urban Infra Communication, Urban Transport News, and Metro Rail Today - working for trustworthy journalism for urban infra sectors in India.

The 3rd edition of Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023 is scheduled on 10th October 2023 at India International Centre, New Delhi, India.

Nominations open for the 3rd Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023. 

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