New Delhi: Mr. Rajendra Kashyap, IRAS, has been appointed as the Financial Commissioner of Indian Railways and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India. Mr.Kashyap took charge of his assignment today, i.e., 21st October, 2013. Prior to this, Shri Rajendra Kashyap was holding the additional charge of Financial Commissioner Railways with effect from 1st July, 2013 in addition to his own duties as Additional Member (Budget), Railway Board.
Mr. Rajendra Kashyap belongs to 1976 exam batch of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS). He joined IRAS in 1977 and has worked in different capacities on various Zonal Railway systems and in Ministry of Railways and Deptt. of Personnel and Training, Government of India. He completed his MBA from University of Strathclyde, U.K. He held the posts of Director Finance and Managing Director, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) during February 2002 to August, 2011.