NEW DELHI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): The Cabinet Appointment Committee (ACC) has approved the appointment of Vinay Kumar Tripathi, General Manager, Northeastern Railway, to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Railway Board, New Delhi.
The First Cabinet Committee approved the six-month extension, that is, until December 2022.
According to an official statement from Northeastern Railway, Tripathi did a B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) for Roorkee and joined the trains with the 1983 Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE) collection. His first post was as Assistant Electrical Engineer on the Northern Railway.
In his distinguished career, Tripathi has successfully held key positions in the North, Central and Western Railways and held Divisional Railway Manager, North Central Railway, Allahabad, Chief Electrical Locomotive Engineer, Additional Western Railway General Manager and Additional Member / I -Traction in Railway Board.
Vinay Kumar Tripathi has played a vital role in recruiting and developing state-of-the-art third-class trains, which has become the backbone of Indian Railways.
“Under his direction, the Northeastern Railway has won two Railway Board shoes, one in the administration and one in the running room,” said Indian Railways officials.