The government of India has appointed Mahesh Kumar Gupta and D K Gayen as the two new members in the Railway Board. D.K. Gayen, presently posted as General Manager East Central Railway, has been appointed as new Member (Staff) Railway Board and ex officio Secretary to the Government of India.
Meanwhile, M K Gupta, presently General Manager, Modern Coach Factory Raibareli has been appointed as new Member (Engineering) Railway Board and ex officio Secretary to the Government of India.
Must Do Takeaways from the above News:
- The Railway Board is the apex body of the Indian Railways.
- The first railway on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane.
- Ashwani Lohani is present Chairman of Railway Board.
Source- Business Standard