Ashok K Agarwal was on 1 February 2015 appointed as General Manager of Southern Railway, Chennai with immediate effect. His appointment was approved by Union Ministry of Railways.
Agarwal succeeded Rakesh Misra who retired from service on 31 January 2015. Ashok K Agarwal will continue to hold the post of General Manager, Integral Coach Factory.
Agarwal belongs to 1977 batch of Indian Railways Service (IRS) of Mechanical Engineers. Earlier, Agarwal served as Chief Administrative Officer of Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels, New Delhi.
He has nearly 37 years of experience in the Indian Railways in the field of Man & Asset Management, Workshop Management, Railway Operations, Materials Management, Investment & Budgetary Control, Transfer of Technology and Planning.
Who: Ashok K Agarwal
When: 1 February 2015