Vishwesh Chaubey takes over as Northern Railway GM
NEW DELHI: Vishwesh Chaubey, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata has taken over as General Manager, Northern Railway, New Delhi on Tuesday. He succeeds RK Kulshrestha who will resume as General Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai.
An IRSE officer of 1980 batch, Chaubey has held several prominent positions in the Indian Railways and his career is marked with several noteworthy distinctions. Chaubey holds B. Tech (Civil) degree from Institute of Technology, BHU and M.Tech. (Structures) from IIT, Delhi.
Prior to the position as General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata, Chaubey was the Principal Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway. He helmed the prestigious Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN), Pune as its Director. Under the stewardship of Chaubey, IRICEN started award of M.Tech Degree in collaboration with Savithribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).
Chaubey also worked as Chairman of various technical standing committees like Track Standard Committee, Bridge Standard Committee and Works standard Committee which cover full gamut of policies and procedures related to design, construction maintenance and up gradation of rail-road and allied areas.