Shri R. K. Verma a 1980 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), has assumed the charge of the post of Secretary, Railway Board on 09.02.2016.
Before assuming the post of Secretary, Railway Board he was serving as adviser (Public Grievance) to the Minister of State for Railways.
Shri R K Verma, after completion of his B.Tech (Civil Engineering) from IIT(BHU), Varanasi and M.Tech (Structural Engineering) from IIT Delhi joined, Indian Railways on 10.02.1982.
He has worked on various railways viz. Southern, North-East Frontier Eastern and Western including Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering, Pune in various capacities.
His technical papers have been published in various national/international, conferences of institution of permanent way (India), International Union of Railways, International Rail Safety, International Heavy Haul Association, World Congress on Railway Research etc.
He has undergone training in Heavy Haul Operations in South Africa. He also has Life Fellowship of: Institution of Engineers (India), Institution of Permanent Way (India) and Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers.