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Press Release No. 12630-09-2018
Press Release No. 126, SUPERANNUATION OF SHRI ASHOK KUMAR GUPTA, GENERAL MANAGER, SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                                                                                         

                                                                    SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                      Press Release No. 126    Dt. 30.09.2018 

SUPERANNUATION OF SHRI ASHOK KUMAR GUPTA, GENERAL MANAGER, SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta (IRSME) General Manager of South Western Railway is retiring from the service o­n 30th September, 2018.  He took the charge as General Manager of South Western Railway o­n 02nd August, 2016.

Born o­n 28th September 1958, Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta is a graduate in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Product of Special Class Railway Apprentices). He is an officer of IRSME 1979 batch.

During the course of his 37 years of long illustrious career, he held several important executive and managerial positions in various Zonal Railways. Recently he has been granted apex scale that is equivalent to Cabinet Secretary. He worked as Chief Mechanical Engineer of North Central Railway, Chief Mechanical Engineer of Central Organisation for Modernisation of Workshops, New Delhi & Director in Research Design and Standards Organisation, Lucknow before joining SWR.

His administrative skills were o­n the forefront while working as Divisional Railway Manager of Sambalpur Division in East Coast Railway and Chief Works Manager of Amritsar & Jagadhari Workshops.

He has undergone training programme in General Motors, USA & M/S Danobat, Spain. He has also attended UN Seminars in Kuala Lumpur and Sri Lanka.

Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta was Director of Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE), Jamalpur before taking over charge as General Manager, South Western Railway.

During his tenure as GM, South Western Railway has made tremendous strides of progress, commissioned nearly 200 kms of new lines including Bengaluru to Hassan via Shravanabelagola and 100 km of doubling of line, has been completed. 50 new Mail, Express and Passenger trains have been introduced. Apart from this, many trains have been extended and frequency increased. o­n the freight side, loading o­n South Western Railway has constantly increased. He was instrumental in sanctioning of suburban network for Bengaluru at the cost of Rs.12,000 Crores. Under his able leader ship SWR has bagged all India level safety shield for 2017-18. Many system improvement and process simplification measures were implemented.

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