New Delhi, Oct 16 (GCCurrentAffairs) P C Sharma has taken over as Member (Material Management), Railway Board and ex-officio Secretary to Government of India on October 11, 2019.
Prior to this, Mr Sharma worked as General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata from September 20, 2018 to October 10, 2019. He is an Indian Railways Stores Services (IRSS) officer of 1981 batch.
During his long career, Mr Sharma has held several important assignments in Railways, including Principal Chief Materials Manager, Western Railway, Mumbai, Chief Materials Manager in Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, Northern Railway, Railway Electrification, Allahabad and as Executive Director in Railway Board during the period from 1986 to 2013, an official statement said on Wednesday.
He has a wide experience of having worked as Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Nanded from 2013 to 2015. Mr Sharma started his career in North Eastern Railway, Gorakhpur in 1983.
Mr Sharma has also undergone specialised training in Technological Upgradation of Rolling Stock in Germany and Austria in 2008 & Advanced Leadership Programme at CMU, Pittsburgh, USA in 2017.