Shri Kaushal Kishore has taken over charge as Additional General Manager (AGM) of Southern Railway, today 15th March 2023, vice Shri Gautam Dutta, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer, who was holding additional charge as AGM after the posting of Shri B.G.Mallya as General Manager, ICF in January 2023.
An Officer of 1986 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), Shri Kaushal Kishore graduated with B.Tech degree from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Nainital and completed M.Tech from IIT, Delhi.
In his more than 3 decades of Railway Service, he has worked in several important positions in Indian Railway, including in Metropolitan Projects, Mumbai, Nagpur and Bhusawal Division of Central Railway, as well as RDSO, Lucknow.
He has also been the Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Kota and the Divisional Railway Manager of Raipur, Nagpur and Bilaspur of South East Central Railway.
While working as Chief Bridge Engineer and Chief Project Director, Bridge works on South Western Railway, he was instrumental in replacing girders of important bridge on Tungabhadra river during Covid-19 period, terming the mass work as “No Lockdown for Bridge works”
Before joining as Additional General Manager, Southern Railway, he was working as Chief Administrative Officer, Construction, North Frontier Railway. During his stint as Chief Administrative Officer, Construction, North Frontier Railway, he has headed construction projects of Capital Connectivity of Meghalaya and Tripura doubling and new line and several important projects including commissioning of the doubling between New Bongaigaon and Bijni at maximum sectional speed of 110 kmph. He headed the international project of Agartala-Akhaura new BG line connecting India and Bangladesh and participated in project coordination meeting at Dhaka in 2021. The strategically important New Line project between Murkongselek and Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh got a fillip during his tenure.
Shri Kaushal Kishore has rich experience of 35 years in Indian Railway and has attended several training programs abroad in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, and Italy.