Ms Manjula

Ms. Manjula is an Officer of the 1987 batch of Indian Administrative Service. As Commissioner, Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT), Ms. Manjula provides a strong focus for delivering the transport policies and strategies of the Government. She has been responsible for initiating planning studies like Comprehensive Traffic and Transportation Plans and Comprehensive Mobility Plans focusing on assessing the present level of transport infrastructure, services and estimating the future transport demands of urban areas in Karnataka. She has initiated preparation of policies and guidelines like parking policy and pedestrian guidelines.

Ms. Manjula has been actively promoting Sustainable Public Transport and Non-Motorized Transport strategies. She is responsible for initiating studies related to Commuter Rail System in Bangalore and Bus Rapid Transit system in Hubli-Dharwad and Bangalore. Her role has been vital in integrating various initiatives taken up by the different stakeholders in transport sector. Currently, she is also Principal Secretary to Government, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department, Government of Karnataka.