Jaya Verma Sinha Recently, the GOI appointed Jaya Verma Sinha as the first woman Chairperson of the Railway Board, the top decision-making body for the Ministry of Railways, where she will assume her office on or after September 1. Best known for the investigation of the Balasore accident which killed 291 people. she will remain at this post till August 31, 2024.
First woman Chairperson of the Railway Board
Jaya Verma Sinha becomes the first woman Chairperson
She will succeed in the Anil Kumar Lahoti, she is the alumnus of Allahabad University. After some time, she joined the Indian Railway Traffic Service in 1988 and worked in the Northern Railway, South Eastern Railway and Eastern Railway. With that, she served as a Railway Advisor in the High Commission of India, Dhaka, Bangladesh for four years. She also worked as the Divisional Railway Manager, Eastern Railway, Sealdah Division
Chairperson of the Railway Board
Who is serving as Chairperson of the Railway Board?
Jaya Verma Sinha is serving as Chairperson of the Railway Board