Bengaluru rail division to get new chief

The Bengaluru division of the South Western Railway (SWR) will get a new divisional railway manager (DRM) on Wednesday as the tenure of the incumbent R S Saxena is coming to an end. 

In a press release, the SWR said Ashok Kumar Verma, an Indian Railway Stores Service officer, will be Bengaluru's new DRM and is expected to take charge on Wednesday. Saxena, whose orders to the West Central Railway were issued two weeks ago, will join his next posting at Jabalpur. 

In a related development, Ajay Kumar, the Chief Workshop Manager of Ashokapuram workshop, Mysuru, has been posted the DRM of Tiruchirappalli. 

Some other divisions that have got new DRMs are Chennai, Madurai and Tiruchirappalli in the Southern Railway, and Hyderabad, Vijayawada in the South Central Railway. 

The orders appointing DRMs for 26 railway divisions across the country were issued on Saturday. These posting orders are issued, as the prescribed two-year tenure of the present DRMs, is about to be completed, the release added. 

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