RK Parashar has taken over as Chief Personnel Officer of Western Railway. He is alumnus of the famous Aligarh University and has a post graduate degree in law, Parashar joined the Indian Railways in 1982 as an Indian Railway Personnel Service Probationer.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Personnel Officer, Western Railway, he was working as Chief Personnel Officer, Eastern Railway, Kolkata. He has rich and varied experience of working on various key posts on North Eastern Railway as well as Chief Personnel Officer at East Central Railway — Hajipur, Diesel Locomotive Works-Varanasi and Central Railway-Mumbai CST. He has also worked as Chairman, Railway Recruitment Board, Chandigarh. His contribution has resulted in maintaining good industrial relations.