Kolkata, Feb 1: Deepak Kumar Jha has assumed the charge of Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Eastern Railway. Prior to this, Jha was Executive Director, Traffic Transportation (Steel)/Railway Board, New Delhi. An Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) Officer of 1990, Jha completed his MA (History) from Delhi University. He has vast knowledge and experience in different aspects of train operations.
He has worked in various capacities viz. Chief Passenger Transportation Manager, Chief Freight Transportation Manager and Chief Transportation Planning Manager, East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar, Chief Freight Transportation Manager, Eastern Railway, Kolkata, Divisional Railway Manager, Ahmedabad, Western Railway, Mumbai, EDTT(S)/Railway Board, New Delhi etc. Jha has attended various training programmes at National as well as International levels. He has undergone training in Management at Singapore, Malaysia and Leadership Training at Milan (Italy). He has keen interest in sports and social welfare activities.