Sanjay Gupta appointed as CMD of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited

Jul 12, 2016 09:17 IST

Sanjay GuptaSanjay Gupta on 8 July 2016 was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL).

Prior to Gupta’s elevation, he had been working as Director (Operating & Commercial) of Konkan Railway since 30 September 2013. He had also been officiating as the CMD since 24 November 2015 after the retirement of B P Tayal.

Who is Sanjay Gupta?

Sanjay Gupta has worked on several prestigious and coveted posts as well as on various assignments over the Railways.

He holds a rich experience of more than 30 years as a Mechanical Officer of Indian Railways.

Prior to his posting as Director (Operations & Commercial) of Konkan Railway, he worked as Chief Mechanical Engineer on Konkan Railway.

He is the Youngest Ever Officer to be appointed as CMD of KRCL.

About Konkan Railway Corporation Limited

Konkan Railway Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways.

It operates the Konkan Railways, a subsidiary zone of the Indian Railways.

It is headquartered at CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai.

The company started its full operations of trains on 26 January 1998.

The first passenger train ran on Konkan railway tracks on 20 March 1993 between Udupi and Mangalore.

The anti-collision devices, the Sky Bus and RORO are a few of the innovations from Konkan Railways.

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