The Prime Minister Narendra Modi government has extended the tenure of Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav for a year. Yadav had taken over as Railway Board chief from Ashwani Lohani, who had retired from the post in December 2018.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Tuesday approved the re-employment of V K Yadav as the Chairman of Railway Board for a period of one year.
Yadav had earlier held the post of General Manager of South Central Railway (SCR).
He is an electrical engineer and belongs to the 1980 batch of the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.