General Manager (Personnel and Administration), CRUT
Ms. Dipti Mahapatro is the General Manager (Personnel and Administration) of Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), a Special Purpose Vehicle of Housing and Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha, India. She has been serving in the Indian State of Odisha in the State Administrative Service for nearly two decades. Widely known for her dynamic, radical and groundbreaking initiatives, it was under her vision that CRUT has been able to create a public transport ecosystem that is safe, accessible, smart, affordable, gender sensitive and socially inclusive.
Ms. Mahapatro has been awarded as one of the 15 “Electric Women” globally in 2022 for her contribution towards promoting E-Mobility. She was also awarded with the prestigious UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award in 2022 for her leadership in transforming the transit system to make it inclusive and accessible. Her stellar personality and strategic leadership has been instrumental in ensuring that public transport system in the State is truly for the people, by the people and of the people.