Central Government appoints A.K. Mittal as Chairman of Railway Board
Central Government has appointed A.K. Mittal as Chairman of Railway Board. His name was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister.
He will succeed incumbent chief Arunendra Kumar whose term had ended on 31st December 2014.
About A.K. Mittal
- He is an officer of the Indian Railway Stores Service of the 1976 batch. He has become first-ever officer from the Stores service to be Chairman of Railway Board.
- Before this appointment A.K. Mittal was Member Staff of Railway Board and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India.
- He has also served as General Manager of South Western Railway (SWR). He also had held additional charge of General Manager, South Central Railway (SCR).