New Delhi, May 3 : Every Delhiite is proud of of the Delhi Metro and feels safe in it, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday.
"Everyone who is a Delhite, lives in Delhi, feels proud of an organisation, that is, DMRC," Mukherjee said while addressing the 24th Foundation Day of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
"Individual excellence, we find many a times. But that excellence to be converted and combined into collective excellence is not easy. The secret of successful corporation management is to build up this team work.
"I am happy that DMRC, from the very beginning, has built up this team work and this team spirit is the root of the success of the Delhi Metro," he said, according to a DMRC statement.
Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, who was also present at the event, called the increasing network of the metro a "phenomenal growth" and said that another 100 kilometre will be added in next one year.
"(F)rom Phase One which was about 65 kilometres to over 252 kilometres now. In the next one year, we will add another 100 kilometres. This is indeed remarkable and makes DMRC one of the largest Metro networks in the world," he said.