Sanjay Gupta named CMD of Konkan Railway

Former Indian Railway Services of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME) officer Sanjay Gupta has been appointed chairman and managing director of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL).

Prior to his elevation, Gupta was working as director of Konkan Railway's operating and commercial division and was serving as the interim chairman and managing director of Konkan Railway on superannuation of his predecessor since November 2015.

Prior to his posting as Director (Operations and Commercial) of KRCL, he has also worked as chief mechanical engineer on Konkan Railway.

Gupta has worked on several prestigious and coveted posts as well as on various assignments over the Railways and has a rich experience of more than 30 years as a mechanical officer of Indian Railways.

"He has brought about tremendous improvements in all spheres of working on Konkan Railway, which has been applauded by one and all at various levels and has also been instrumental in taking KRCL to new heights and on the path of success," Konkan Railway said in a note.

He is the youngest officer to be appointed as CMD, said an official spokesperson of KRCL.