29 July, New Delhi
Present Chairman Railway Board A.K.Mittal has been reappointed as the new Chairman of the Railway Board for a period of two years i.e. till he attains the age of 62 years, with effected from next month.
Mittal was appointed as Chairman of Railway Board on 31st December 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mittal was Member Staff, Railway Board.
Earlier, he served as General Manager of South Western Railway-SWR (Headquarters Hubli) and was also looking after the additional charge of General Manager, South Central Railway- SCR (Headquarters Secunderabad).
Before joining Railway Board as Member Staff, he was General Manager of South Western Railway/Hubli.
He has also held additional charge of three major Railways viz., Southern Railway, South Central Railway and Central Railway as General Manager for more than 12 months. Mittal has undergone training in USA and France.