NEW DELHI: The government on Monday appointed V K Yadav as the new chairman of railway board on the superannuation of Ashwani Lohani
Yadav belongs to the 1980 batch of the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers. Till Monday, he was general manager of South Central Railway.
A qualified MBA in technology management, Yadav had started his career as an assistant electrical engineer in February, 1982. He has done his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Allahabad University. During his career, Yadav held important executive and managerial positions including additional divisional railway manager of Delhi division, divisional railway manager of Lucknow and chief electrical engineer of planning/ traction distribution in Northern Railway.
Yadav is credited with bringing in innovative practices to enhance productivity and ensure workforce welfare.