New GM of Kolkata Metro Rly

Kolkata
10 May 2017

Vishwesh Chaubey, Principal Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway has taken over as  General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata from today i.e. on 09.05.2017. He is an IRSE officer of 1980 batch. He is B. Tech (Civil) from Institute of Technology, BHU and M.Tech. (Structures) from IIT, Delhi.
While working as DRM/ Firozpur, he carried out various works in Firozpur Division, including traffic facility and doubling works requiring non-interlocked working during construction stage at 33 stations.  He also successfully handled various Kisan Agitations in Punjab and agitation of 2010 in Kashmir valley.
As Chief Engineer/Construction on Western Railway, he commissioned more than 500 kilometres of newly constructed Railway track on Western Railway. Various innovative projects of infrastructure development have been executed by him. The first project in Western Railway on Build Operate Transfer (BOT) basis, i.e. Viramgam-Mehsana Gauge Conversion project was conceptualized and awarded by him.  He was also closely associated with Surendranagar-Pipavav Railway Line Project, another project on PPP basis executed by Joint Venture Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). (EOIC)