The appointments committee of the cupboard (ACC) on Wednesday formally authorized the restructuring of the Railway Board and authorized the appointment of VK Yadav, the present chairman of the Railway Board as its first CEO.
In December 2019, the Union Cupboard in a transfer to reform the 150-year-old board of the Indian Railways, authorized the restructuring of the apex physique of the Indian Railways by reducing its energy to half, and unifying its eight companies right into a central service referred to as the Indian Railway Administration Service.
Whereas Yadav has been appointed the Chairman and Chief Govt Officer (CEO); Pradeep Kumar has been appointed Member, Infrastructure; PC Sharma has been appointed Member, Traction and Rolling Inventory; PS Mishara has been made Member, Operations and Enterprise Growth. Manjula Rangarajan has been appointed Member, Finance.
With this rearrangement, three apex stage posts — Member (Employees), Member (Engineering) and Member (Supplies Administration) within the Railway Board have been suspended and the publish of Member (Rolling Inventory) has been utilised for creation of the publish of Director Common (HR) in apex grade as per Cupboard Choice, the ACC stated.
Indian railways will now have solely a five-member railway board that may act as “Chief Govt Officer (CEO)” together with 4 members answerable for Infrastructure, Operations & Enterprise Growth, Rolling Inventory and Finance, respectively.
The Railway Board is the apex physique of the Indian Railways which studies to the Parliament by way of the ministry of railways.
At current, the railway board consists of eight members — member (rolling inventory), member (traction), member (site visitors), member (engineering), member (workers), member (materials administration), members (sign & telecom) and monetary commissioner.
As per the brand new construction, the Chairman shall be the cadre controlling officer answerable for Human sources (HR) with help from a Director Common stage officer. Three apex stage posts shall be surrendered from Railway Board, and all of the remaining posts of the Railway Board shall be open to all officers whatever the service to which they belonged.