Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti appointed as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Railway Board

Current Affairs

  • Anil Kumar Lahoti has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Railway Board. The former General Manager of Central Railway was appointed as a Member (Infrastructure) of the board a week ago and will be taking over the chairmanship from Vinay Kumar Tripathi on January 1.
  • Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti has varied experience in Railways. He joined the Central Railway and worked in various capacities over Nagpur, Jabalpur (Now o­n West Central Railway), and Bhusaval divisions and Central Railway headquarters from 1988 to 2001.
  • He has also worked as Officer o­n Special Duty to Members of the Engineering, Railway Board, Chief Engineer (Construction), Northern Railway, Executive Director (Track Machines), Railway Board, and Principal Chief Engineer of North Central Railway. 
  • He has played a key role in planning for the development of New Delhi station as a world-class station including the commercial development of land and air space and the development of the Public Private Partnership model.
  • He has also planned and constructed a new directional terminal in Delhi at Anand Vihar to decongest Delhi and development of the iconic second entry to New Delhi station.

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