Mr Rajendra Kashyap, an officer of the 1976 batch of the Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), has been appointed as the Financial Commissioner (Railways) and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India.
Prior to this, Mr Kashyap was holding additional charge of Financial Commissioner (Railways) with effect from 1st July, 2013 in addition to his own duties as Additional Member (Budget), Railway Board.
Mr Kashyap has worked in various capacities on the Zonal Railways and in Ministry of Railways and Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.
He completed his MBA from University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom. He held the posts of Director Finance and Managing Director, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) from February 2002 to August, 2011.