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Shri Ram Karan Yadav takes over as General Manager, Central Railway from 01/12/2023

Shri Ram Karan Yadav takes over as General Manager, Central Railway from 01/12/2023

Shri Ram Karan Yadav took over as the new General Manager of Central Railway o­n 01/12/2023.
He is a senior officer of the Indian Railways Service of Engineers (IRSE) of 1986 exam batch. Before taking over as General Manager, Central Railway, he was working as Director General, Indian Railways Institute Of Civil Engineering (IRICEN), Pune. He succeeds Shri Naresh Lalwani.

Shri Yadav did his BE (Civil) with Honors from IIT Roorkee in 1985 and received Uttar Pradesh P.W.D. Centenary Gold Medal and University Silver Medal for standing first in Transportation Engineering. He did his M.Tech (Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering) from IIT Delhi in 1987. He joined Railways in March 1988. He has a very rich and vast experience of having worked o­n Infrastructure projects. He has served o­n various posts in the field as well as in Hd.Qrs. o­n Western Railway, North Eastern Railway, Central Railway, Eastern Railway, IRICEN Pune, RITES and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.

During his tenure as Director General, IRICEN, Pune he was involved in Organising and planning training for officers of Civil Engineering, Preparation of Question papers promotion to Group B, Revision of Codes and Manuals of Civil Engineering.As Chief Project Director (Station Development) o­n Central Railway he was involved in development and approval of plan of InterModal Station at Ajni, Nagpur, Integration of station with Metro station at Ghatkopar, Remodelling of Thane, Kalyan and CSMT Mumbai Stations and monetisation of Railway land at Matunga station.

While working as Divisional Railway Manager, Bhusawal led a multidisciplinary team of more than 17000 staff. Apart from overall improvements in infrastructure and operational parameters he has taken removal of encroachments from Railway land as a mission and succeeded in removal of 80% of the encroachments from Railway land o­n the division. In o­ne of the biggest drive of removal of encroachments o­n Indian Railways carried out from 15th to 17th Nov 2018, more than 3000 houses (hutment/Pucca houses) and approximately 350 shops were removed from Railway’s land at Bhusawal and more than 120 acres of precious land was reclaimed. In March, 2019 he received the Leadership & Performance Excellence award from the Minister of Railways for providing strong leadership and performance excellence directed towards improving delivery o­n Indian Railways as Divisional Railway Manager, Bhusawal.
He received General Manager’s award in 1999 for excellent planning and execution of 12m wide foot over bridge (FOB) with PSC girders at Dadar Station which is the widest FOB o­n the Railway system. Also during his tenure as Senior Divisional Engineer (Co-ord.), Pune Division has received the Engineering Efficiency Shield of Central Railway in 2004 for excellent planning and execution of Engineering Works o­n the division.
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Date: December 1, 2023
PR No. 2023/12/01
This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, HQ, Central Railway, Mumbai.

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