Thursday, May 16, 2024

New Principal Chief Engineer of South Eastern Railway

Kolkata: Shri Vijay Kumar Panjiar has taken over the charge as Principal Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway, Garden Reach, Kolkata today (07.11.2022). Prior to taking over the charge as Principal Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway, Shri Vijay Kumar Panjiar was Senior Deputy General Manager, South Eastern Railway. Shri Panjiar, IRSE (Indian Railway Service of Engineers) of 1988 Batch joined Indian Railways in the capacity of Assistant Engineer, Eastern Railway in the year 1990.
Shri Vijay Kumar Panjiar an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University did his Graduation in Civil Engineering. Shri Panjiar has worked in different Zonal Railways viz. Eastern Railway, Metro Railway; North Eastern Railway; South Eastern Railway in various capacities as Senior Divisional Engineer (Coordination); Deputy Chief Engineer (Planning), Deputy Chief Engineer (Construction); Chief Engineer (Construction); Chief Project Manager/Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited; Chief Engineer/Track Maintenance; Senior Deputy General Manager. He has also worked as Divisional Railway Manager, North Eastern Railway, Varanasi (Banaras).
He has travelled extensively, undergone international training in Milan, Italy and his contribution in Civil Engineering over Indian Railways is noteworthy, vast and varied. He has keen interest in Sports, Photography, Railway History and Heritage as well as socio cultural activities.

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