General Manager's Office
1st Floor, 17, N.S. Road, Fairlie Place, E.Rly.-Headquarter,
Eastern Railway, Kolkata-700001
EASTERN RAILWAY, KOLKATA
Shri Arun Arora has taken over the charge of the post of General Manager, Eastern Railway on 30.07.2021. He is a senior officer of Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers of 1986 batch.
Shri Arora, an outstanding officer, passed out from IRIMEE/Jamalpur as the Topper of SCRA 81 batch bagging Roll of Honour, P N Kaul Shield for the Best All Rounder and V K Jolly Shield for the Best Sportsman. He has done MBA from University of Queensland (Australia) and secured Commendation for achieving a Grade Point average of 6.2/7. Shri Arora achieved high All India Ranks in various prestigious competitive examinations conducted in India viz. Joint Entrance Examination for IIT- AIR 195, Entrance Examination to Roorkee Engineering College- AIR 42, SCRA Entrance Exam- AIR 14.
Prior to this appointment, he was Additional Member Railway Board. During his 35 years of illustrious career in Indian Railways, he has worked as Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer, Northern Railway, Divisional Railway Manager, New Delhi, Chief Rolling Stock Engineer/Operations & Freight, Northern Railway, General Manager/Rolling Stock & Chief Vigilance Officer, DFCCIL, Chief Motive Power Engineer, Northern Railway, Director Mechanical Engineering/Freight, Railway Board, Deputy Secretary/Ministry of Steel & Mines, Chief Spokesman and Chief Communication Officer, Northern Railway etc.
Shri Arora has made several contributions in various system improvements at the workplace and got National Awards in the year 1996 & 2005 for outstanding contribution in Railway working.