Life Time Achievement award for Akhilesh Srivastava, CGM, NHAI
Akhilesh Srivastava, Chief General Manager (CGM), IT & Highway Operations, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), was recently awarded the Life Time Achievement Award for his impeccable work and determination as a Public Officer. Srivastava was one of the six persons who received this award on March 7 2018 at the 10th CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council) Vishwakarma Awards ceremony at New Delhi.
Srivastava has more than 25 years of work experience in contract management, logistics, infrastructure, Information Technology, Operational Management and housing management for Indian Armed Forces. In 2016, he took up the charge of Chief General Manager (IT and Highway operation) in NHAI and as the CGM & Chief Operations Officer at Indian Highways Management Company Limited (IHMCL).
The NHAI, under the supervision of The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), had initiated a comprehensive array of projects (with high-end technology) for the modernization of the Indian Highway Network. Srivastava played major part in the implementation of these projects which include Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) to enable the quick and automatic fee payment at the Toll Plazas without halting. Wayside Amenities (WSA) to ensure all the facilities (from basic to advanced level) and civic amenities to the highway commuters and truckers. Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) to manage the highway incidents such as accidents, traffic jams, gridlocks and more, by incorporating the most advanced and high-end technologies and software and network it all to one centralized database. UAVs and LiDARs for monitoring the construction and management of highway projects, preparation of DPR and smooth functioning of ATMS. The Online Dispute Resolution enables the cyber arbitration, mediation, and conciliation for the prompt resolution of disputes.
The Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), set up by the GoI along with the Planning Commission and Indian construction industry to take up development activities of the construction industry recently announced the list of winners of the 10th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2018.