B.N.Mohapatra takes over as Financial Commissioner of Railways
New Delhi, April 18, 2017
Mr. B. N. Mohapatra has been appointed as the new Financial Commissioner (FC) (Railways) and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India and has taken over the charge yesterday.
Prior to this posting, Mr. Mohapatra was posted as Additional Member, Finance in the Railway Board since November 1, 2016.
An officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of the 1980 batch, Mr. Mohapatra has a Master's degree in Political Science and a Bachelor's in Law.
During his career, Mr. Mohapatra has held positions such as Divisional Railway Manager, Tinsukhia in North-East Frontier Railway (NRF) and as Assistant General Manager in East Coast Railway. In the Railway Board, he has worked in various directorates like Pay Commission, Establishment, Expenditure and Accounts as Executive Director and Advisor, an official press release added.