Shri Arun Kumar Jain assumed charge as Additional General Manager, South Central Railway. He belongs to the Indian Railways Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE), 1986 batch of Indian Engineering Services. Prior to the new assignment, he was serving as Principal Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer (PCSTE) on SCR. During his tenure as PCSTE, the implementation of Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) has been given highest priority and significate progress has been achieved.
On South Central Railway, he has worked as Divisional Railway Manager of Hyderabad Division. During his tenure as DRM he was instrumental in augmenting passenger facilities at several stations and the division obtained four performance efficiency shields in various spheres including safety, Security and Transformation. He has undergone Management trainings at INSEAD, Singapore; ICLIF, Malaysia; ISB, Hyderabad; SDA Bocconi, Milan
Shri Arun Jain holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics engineering from Gorakhpur and a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
He started his career in Indian Railways as Assistant Signal & Telecommunications Engineer and in over three decades of service, he held several important assignments on Central, North Central and South Central Railways. He has also worked in Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), where he was responsible for developing advance signalling systems like Digital Axle Counters, Solid State Block, Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS), Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS). He has also worked as Chief Vigilance Officer & Group General Manager in RailTel Corporation of India Limited.