New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The Ministry of Railway, Govt. of India has appointed Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, a 1984 batch of Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS), on the post of Member (Operations & Business Development) Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and Ex. Officio Secretary to the Government of India.
Shri Mohanty has taken over the charge of new Member (Operations & Business Development) Railway Board and Ex. Officio Secretary to the Government of India today from Shri P. S. Mishra, IRTS. Shri Mohanty was General Manager, South Eastern Railway prior to his elevation to the post of Railway Board Member.
Shri Sanjay Kumar Mohanty is an Alumnus of the Delhi School of Economics and belongs to the 1984 batch of Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS). He worked in various important posts in Indian Railways viz. Principal Executive Director (Traffic Transportation)/Railway Board, Senior Deputy General Manager & Chief Vigilance Officer in East Coast Railway, Divisional Railway Manager in Khurda Road Division etc.
Shri Mohanty also worked with distinction in various senior capacities at Mumbai, Nagpur, Jhansi and in Konkan Railway, where he was well-known as the System Builder for various innovations in administration and train operations. His contribution in rail transportation over Indian Railways is noteworthy, vast and varied.
The post of Member (Operations & Business Development) was created last year under the Railway Board re-structure plan of the Ministry of Railway to operate the board in line with Corporates. Under Railway Board Member (Operations and Business Development), there is AM/Traffic Transportation, followed by PED/TTM, PED /Chg, AM/T&C, AM/C, followed by AM/Marketing and Business Development working.