A Railway Engineering Professional with about Forty Years experience in Design I installation, Testing & Commissioning, Maintenance & Operations of Signaling & Train Control & Telecom Systems on Indian Railways. Development & Approval of Designs, System Architecture of Software Embedded Systems, Signal Plans for Safety Critical & Secure Systems along with Networked IT Applications for Diagnostics, Management & Control are some areas.
Gold Medalist at the Engineering Graduation Level - 1978.
Fellow Member of Professional Institutions IE, IETE, IRSTE & IRSE (London) & CE(IE) India.
Presented Papers in National & International Conferences including organizing a Workshop for Asia Pacific Countries UNESCAP in Bangkok as Sr Adviser AITD.
Space Application Center, ISRO
Western Railway (Divisional S&T Engineer)
Center for Advanced Maintenance Technology (Joint Director Core Team)
South Eastern Railway (Twice - Chief S&T Engineer)
South East Central Railway (Principal Chief S&T Engineer)
Railway Board (Twice - Adviser & ED (Signal))
Kota Division, West Central Railway (DRM)
North Central Railway (General Manager - July 2015 to Jan 2017))
RaiTel Corporation (Adviser Signal - New Business - July 2017 to Jun 2020)
Development and Adaptation of Signal Equipment like Electronic Interlocking with Hot Standby, Fail Safe Multiplexer Equipment conforming to CENELEC Standards, Networked Data Loggers, Digital Axle Counters for Safe & Secure Operations.
May 2010 to July 2015 - Advisor (Signal), Railway Board, New Delhi.
May 2009 to May 2010: - Principal Chief Signal & Telecom Engineer South Eastern Railway, Kolkata
July 2007 to May 2009 - Divisional Railway Manager of Kota Division responsible for train operations, infrastructure development, upgradation & maintenance, passenger & freight business, funds utilization, expenditure and budget control, safety and security and public dealing and rail publicity.
Aug 2003 to July 2007 - Executive Director (Signal), Railway Board for policy formulation and issue of guidelines for installation and maintenance, approval of new schemes, monitoring of the progress of Signaling, Automation & ICT works, maintenance performance and budget provision.
1997 to 2003 Chief Signal & Telecom Engineer (Projects) SER/SECR - Planning and estimation, tendering and contracting, installation, monitoring and commissioning of S&T works including digital axle counters, electronic software embedded secure interlocking and optical fiber networks. Installation of safety critical systems require mandatory clearance of the Commissioner of Railway Safety. Policy formulation and issue of guidelines for installation and maintenance of systems along with planning and execution of Signal & Telecom and Information Network schemes, works and projects and their regular review. Plan for development and adaptation of Fail Safe Multiplex equipment (UFSBI) conforming to standards and its application by Fail Safe Transmission of block signaling information on optical fiber network