Shri P.K. Srivastava
General Manager, South Central Railway
Shri Pradeep Kumar Srivastava has taken over the charge of General Manager, South Central Railway today, 20th November, 2013. Prior to this, he was Chief Electrical Engineer, Central Railway, Mumbai. After graduating in BE (Electrical Technology and Electronics) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, he did his post graduation (M.Tech. in Power Apparatus & Systems) in Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. Shri P.K. Srivastava belongs to 1976 batch of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE).
Shri Srivastava started his career in Indian Railways as Asst. Electrical Engineer / Kota, Western Railway in October, 1979. In his 36 year long illustrious carrier, Shri Srivastava held several important executive and managerial positions on Indian Railways. These include Additional Divisional Railway Manager / Mumbai Division / Central Railway; Chief Electrical Traction Engineer / Central Railway / Mumbai; Chief Electrical Engineer (Planning & Development) / Central Organisation for Railway Electrification / Allahabad; Chief Electrical Loco Engineer / South East Central Railway / Bilaspur; Divisional Railway Manager / Nagpur / South East Central Railway; Executive Director / Research, Development and Standard Organisation / Allahabad; Sr. Professor (Administration) / Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineers / Nasik Road; Chief Electrical Distribution Engineer / Western Railway / Mumbai; Chief Electrical Engineer / Northern Railway / New Delhi and Adviser(G) / Railway Board / New Delhi and Chief Electrical Engineer / Central Railway / Mumbai.
During his distinguished career, Shri Srivastava has worked extensively in the area of DC-AC conversion and renewable energy. He has many note worthy achievements / contributions to his credit such as refurbishing of Palace on Wheels tourist train with heritage look, setting up of an Electrical Loco Shed at Tuglakabad; Electrification of Nagda-Ujjain-Bhopal Section; improvement of punctuality of Suburban Trains on Mumbai suburban sections; improving the training modules for Electrical Engineers; speedier induction of three phase Rakes in Mumbai Sub-urban section; completion of AC-DC conversion projects on Central Railway; induction of 9 car rake into Mumbai Sub-urban section and induction of three phase Electrical Locomotives and 15 car Electrical Multiple Unit rake on Central Railway etc.
He was the recipient of Innovation Award from Railway Board for successful retrofitting of DC EMU rake into AC-DC Rakes on Central Railway.
Shri Srivastava is an avid singer, script writer and lyricist.