KOLKATA: Smt.Jaya Varma Sinha has taken over as the new Principal Chief Operations Manager of South Eastern Railway, this morning (7.3.2018). Prior to this, she was the Principal Chief Commercial Manager of South Eastern Railway. She is the first woman to occupy the position of Principal Chief Operations Manager of South Eastern Railway, the Railway loading 13.5% of Indian Railways total freight traffic.
An Alumnus of Allahabad University, Smt. Jaya Varma Sinha joined Indian Railway Traffic Service in 1988 and worked in Northern Railway, S.E.Railway and Eastern Railway. She also worked as Railway Adviser in the High Commission of India, Dhaka, Bangladesh for four years. The Maitree Express from Kolkata to Dhaka was inaugurated during her tenure in Bangladesh. She also worked as the Divisional Railway Manager, Eastern Railway, Sealdah Division and Sr. Deputy General Manager & Chief Vigilance Officer, South Eastern Railway.