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PS Mishra is the new Member (Traffic) in Railway Board

Prior to joining this post, Mishra was the General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway (SER) and Eastern Railway (ER)

PS Mishra is the new Member (Traffic) in Railway Board
PS Mishra is the new Member (Traffic) in Railway Board

New Delhi: Purnendu S. Mishra, Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) Officer of 1982 Batch, took over as new Member Traffic (MT), Railway Board and Ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India in the afternoon of July 17, 2019. Prior to joining this post, Mishra was the General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway (SER) and Eastern Railway (ER).

Mishra has worked in various capacities viz. General Manager, (East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar), Principal Chief Operations Manager (Western Railway, Mumbai), Advisor (Safety), Executive Director (Corporate Coordination), Railway Board, Divisional Railway Manager (South East Central Railway, Raipur) and Chief Transportation Planning Manager (South Eastern Railway). Apart from this, he has worked as Chief Freight Transportation Manager, Chief Transportation Planning Manager & Chief Passenger Transportation Manager, both in East Coast Railway and East Central Railway.

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A release issued by PIB said "Mishra has undergone various training programmes abroad viz. Advanced Leadership Programme and Advanced Strategy Management Programme in Pittsburg, USA and Long Haul Operations in South Africa". He also has a keen interest in sports and welfare activities.

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