Dr. Amitabh Ojha belongs to 1984 Engineering Services Examination (ESE) batch of UPSC. He joined Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE) in the year 1986. He has been given the additional charge as Director General (DG), (in the rank of Special Secretary to Govt. of India) at National Academy of Indian Railways, Vadodara since 01st March, 2022. He is the administrative head of all the 8 Centralized Training Institutes of Indian Railways as well as acts as the technical head for all other training institutes/centers on entire network of Indian Railways.
In his career so far spanning 34 years, he has held several important positions like Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai Division and Guntakal Division. He was posted as Chief Vigilance Officer at N. E. Railway. Besides, he has also served as Deputy Railway Adviser, High Commission of India, London, U.K. and as Director, Govt. of India, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, New Delhi. Presently, he is also looking after the duties of Director General/IRIEEN, Nasik.
He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical and Software Engg. respectively from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Prayagraj and Ph.D. degree in Information Systems from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi).