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Sanjay Jain assumes charge of IRCTC CMD

By IndianMandarins- 15 Feb 2024


New Delhi (15.02.2024): Sanjay Kumar Jain (IRTS: 1990) has taken over the charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) on Wednesday.
A qualified Chartered Accountant (CA), Jain’s career is a blend of leadership roles in policy making, commercial ventures and developmental ventures of the Government of India and PSUs. He brings with himself more than three decades of extensive experience of handling important portfolios in Ministry of Railways, PSUs and Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. His notable leadership roles include Principal Chief Commercial Manager, Northern Railway, Group General Manager (North Zone), IRCTC, Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai, Central Railway, Joint Secretary in the Department of Public Enterprises, Part-time Chairman & CEO of National Land Monetization Corporation Limited among others.
As Group General Manager (North Zone), IRCTC, he was instrumental in giving the luxury train Maharajas’ Express a new dimension through unique marketing initiatives. He was also instrumental in launching India’s first ‘Executive Lounge’ on the lines of Airport Lounges at New Delhi Railway Station. The Financial and Operational Model developed for “Jan Ahar – New Delhi’ during his tenure was later replicated throughout IRCTC. During his leadership, the tourism business of IRCTC, North Zone grew by 35 times over a period of 5 years.
During his tenure as Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai, he successfully led a force of nearly 30000 manpower, handling the largest Suburban Railway Network to provide daily services to approximately 40 Lakhs commuters. In order to make the Swachhata Mission a success, carried many initiatives for which “The Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)” was conferred with the “Best Iconic Swachhata Place Award’ by Jal Shakti Ministry. 

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