S.S. Khurana takes over as Railway Board ChairmanFebruary 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): S.S. Khurana has taken over as the new Chairman, Railway Board and ex-officio Principal Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Railways.
Prior to this, he was holding the post of Member (Staff), Railway Board since December 28, 2007.
Born in 1950, Khurana did Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee.
As officer of 1971 batch of the Indian Railway Service, Khurana has worked in various capacities in Indian Railways.
Khurana served as General Manager, East Coast Railway, General Manager/Eastern Railway, Additional General Manager, Northeast Frontier Railway, Chief Electrical Engineer in the Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE), Allahabad, Divisional Railway Manager, Adra (SER), Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Dhanbad, Chief Project Manager, Railway Electrification at Ambala.
He also worked on the research and design aspects of electric locomotives at the Research, Design and Standards organization, Lucknow.
Khurana received training in Sweden, Japan and USA. He also attended the Advance Leadership Programme at the Stern Business School, New York, USA. (ANI)
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