Ms. Aroma Singh Thakur, assumed charge as Inspector General – cum – Principal Chief Security Commissioner (IG-cum-PCSC), South Central Railway today i.e., 17th July, 2023 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. She belongs to Indian Railway Protection Force Service (IRPFS) of 1993 batch. Prior to the present assignment she worked as IG-cum-PCSC, North Western Railway.
She started her career as Assistant Security Commissioner, Howrah- I Division, Eastern Railway. As Divisional Security Commissioner she served at Jaipur and on deputation served as Professor, Law Management at Railway Staff College, Vadodara, where she was instrumental in designing a Vertical Interaction Course on “Crime on Railways” in which officers of Railways, GRP, RPF and Local Police were brought on the one platform to interact and to understand the complexities of the Indian Railways. As Deputy Chief Security Commissioner/Sr. Divisional Security Commissioner, she served at Jabalpur, Jhansi, Howrah Divisions and has won the Security Efficiency Shield twice.
On promotion as Deputy Inspector General (DIG), she served at Southern Railway and was also holding additional charge of Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Perambur where she played key role in collating and analysing the pattern of crime in all the Zonal Railways.
On promotion to the rank of Inspector General – cum – Principal Chief Security Commissioner (IG-cum-PCSC), she served in North Western Railway, Jaipur where 18th World Security Conference of International Union of Railways (UIC) was held in the month of February-2023 and played key role in successfully organizing the conference.
Ms. Aroma Singh Thakur is the recipient of Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Director General’s Insignia thrice in 2005, 2015 and 2023 and General Manager’s Medal & Merit Certificate.