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Suneet Sharma takes over as Eastern Railway GM

Kolkata: Suneet Sharma, a Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) Officer of 1978 batch, has been appointed as the new general manager of Eastern Railway on Thursday.

He has a strong technical background and has expertise in various facets of working of railways. Prior to taking over as the general manager of Eastern Railway, Sharma has served as the general manager of Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli. He has also worked at various levels, including zonal railways, workshops and diesel loco sheds, with a 34-year experience of working in Indian Railways.

He has been known for introducing various administrative reforms including simplification of procedure for establishing new benchmarks in Indian Railways. Sharma was also the divisional railway manager, Pune, Central Railway, chief rolling stock engineer (Freight), Central Railway, chief mechanical engineer (Planning), Central Railway and principal chief mechanical engineer, Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi. Apart from attending different training programmes in various railway institutes, he has also received extensive training around the world.

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