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New Delhi : Rajesh Agrawal took over charge as the new Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board, and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India on September 28, 2018.

Rajesh Agrawal belongs to the 1980 batch of Indian Railways Services of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME). Prior to this appointment, he was General Manager of Modern Coach Factory at Raebareli.  Agrawal has experience in turnaround management, Operation, Manufacturing, Logistics, Engineering & Public Administration. He served as UNESCO/ICOMOS expert in World-Heritage, Environment, Tourism, Culture, Museum, Conservation, Sustainable Development, Stakeholder-Frameworks, Community. Agrawal’s academic qualifications include three Engineering Degrees viz Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

During the course of his long illustrious career, Agrawal held several important executive and managerial positions o­n Indian Railways. He has served in 8 Zonal Railways i.e. Eastern Railway, North Frontier, North Western, South Eastern, South East Central, Southern, Western & West Central Railway. He also served in Railway Board, Modern Coach Factory & CRIS.

Agrawal is an author of All Indian Railways World Heritage Sites Inscriptions i.e. Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, Nilgiri Mountain Railways, Kalka Shimla Railways & Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, according to a PIB release.


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