Shri Indra Ghosh, an officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Service has taken over as the new General Manager of East Coast Railway on 9th November 2011. Prior to this new posting, Shri Ghosh was working as Chief Operations Manager of Northern Railway at New Delhi. Shri Ghosh, a graduate with Mathematics (Hons) and Post Graduate in Western History from Lucknow University, joined Indian Railways Traffic Service in 1976. Thereafter, he has worked in various Operating posts on Northern and Northeast Frontier Railway before being sent on special assignment with Canadian National Railways in Montreal. Thereafter he worked in CRIS for 5 years before returning back to Railways. After having worked as Dy. COM/Chg. and Dy. COM/Goods on Northern Railway he was promoted to SAG in 1994. In SAG he worked as CPTM, CTPM and CSO on Northern Railway before having a successful tenure of over 5 years as Executive Director/Safety in Railway Board. Apart from the above he also worked as Executive Director (Freight Marketing) in the Railway Board during which time he was instrumental in boosting freight and parcel loading on Indian Railways through his innovative policies. He was posted as Divisional Railway Managers (DRM) in Waltair Division of East Coast Railway from 2006 - 2008. After completion of his 2 year tenure as DRM he was promoted to HAG and posted as Adviser (Rates) in Railway Board before his present assignment as COM. Shri Ghosh is a keen Sportsman apart from being a good Badminton & Chess player.