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Vinod Kumar Yadav new Chairman of Railway Board

Vinod Kumar Yadav new Chairman of Railway Board

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GUWAHATI: Vinod Kumar Yadav, IRSEE (Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineering), General Manager, South Central Railway has been appointed as Chairman, Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Vinod Kumar Yadav as Chairman Railway Board on Monday, 31 December, 2018 on superannuation of Ashwani Lohani.

Vinod Kumar Yadav was a student of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE). His academic qualifications include a Masters Degree in Business Administration – MBA (Technology Management) and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) from Allahabad University, Uttar Pradesh.

Commencing his career in Indian Railways as Assistant Electrical Engineer in February 1982, Vinod Kumar Yadav held several important executive and managerial positions in Indian Railways including as – Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Delhi Division, Northern Railway; Divisional Railway Manager, Lucknow Division, North Eastern Railway and Chief Electrical Engineer, Planning/Traction Distribution, Northern Railway. Yadav also worked on deputation in the Ministry of Industry, Government of India; Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCI); Indian Railway Construction Company Limited (IRCON); Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) and at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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