Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava, an officer of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers from UPSC’s 1987 batch, joined as the new General Manager of N.F. Railway on 16th May, 2023. He has done B. Tech from GEC/ Jabalpur (1986), M. Tech in Industrial Management from IIT/Kharagpur (1988), Master’s in Public Administration from National University of Singapore (2007) and Advanced Diploma in Financial Management from AIMA, New Delhi (2009). As General Manager, he will be the overall incharge of all railway operational activities within the jurisdiction of N. F. Railway i.e. all north-eastern states including Sikkim and parts of West Bengal and Bihar.
Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava joined Indian Railways in the year 1989 as Group ‘A’ Officer. He has earlier worked as Chief Electrical Engineer (Construction), South Eastern Railway and as Divisional Railway Manager, Waltair division. He was also posted as Principal Chief Safety Officer of Eastern Railway.
He has undergone through field training on Metro Railway Tunnelling and Safety of systems in Denmark and Spain while he was working as GGM/Electrical in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited in 2014. He has completed the course of Management Training Programme of Indian Railway Officers’ at Singapore and Malayasia in addition to a special Executive Leadership program in SDA School of Business, Milan, Italy.
Before joining as the General Manager of N.F. Railway, he was working as the Additional General Manager (AGM) of Eastern Railway. The new General Manager has a wide experience in handling train operations, maintenance of rolling stocks and electrical systems.