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Vinay Kumar Agarwal
Director General


Shri Vinay Kumar Agarwal belongs to 1988 Engineering Services Examination (ESE) batch of U.P.S.C. He joined Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME) on 7th January 1991. He has assumed the charge to the post of Director General (ex-officio Special Secretary) at National Academy of Indian Railways, Vadodara, Gujarat on 27th May 2024. He is also the administrative head of all the Central Training Institutes of Indian Railways.

During his long and illustrious career of nearly 33 years, he has held several important executive and managerial positions in Indian Railways as well as outside. He has been the Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer on South Western Railway, Executive Director Mechanical Engineering (Freight) in Railway Board, Executive Director (SRESTHA) & Executive Director (Research) in RDSO. He has also served as Technical Expert (Rolling Stock) under the project of RiTES Ltd in Colombia during 2001-2004.

He obtained his professional degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and also pursued Diploma in Industrial Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

He has travelled widely over various countries like USA, Columbia, Spain, Switzerland, France, Malaysia, Singapore for important assignments and executive training.He has written over 35 reports/articles on a variety of subjects in context to Rail Technology.

He has received Hon’ble Minister of Railways’ appreciation letter for conversion of Alco Loco into Electric Loco in July 2019.

Source : National Academy of Indian Railways CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 07-06-2024  

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