Shri ASHOK GUPTA
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (CONSTRUCTION),
SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Shri Ashok Gupta (56 years), is from the Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE). He has put in nearly 33 years of service, after graduating from IIT Delhi in 1980 as a Civil Engineer, and having joined Rly service in Feb 1982.
He has worked in various positions such as Chief Engineer/Metro Rly Kolkata, Member/Planning &Infrastructure Development, Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), which he helped set up in 2006-07, Divisional Railway Manager, Jhansi, and worked on major construction projects, like the Koraput-Rayagada Rly line in the Eastern Ghats, expansion of Metro & Circular railway Network in Kolkata etc.
He has undergone a 4 weeks course in “Modern welding techniques in Rail welding” in Sweden, and has also visited China, & Peru in his official capacity. Prior to his posting as CAO/Con/SWR/Bengaluru, he was Executive Director/L&A /II in the Railway Board.