VISAKHAPATNAM: Officer of Indian Railway Traffic Service 1986 batch, Chandralekha Mukherjee assumed charge as divisional railway manager (DRM), Waltair division, Thursday from the outgoing DRM Anil Kumar, who has been transferred as chief safety officer, South East Central Railway, Bilaspur. On the occasion, the new DRM said that she would leave no stone unturned to make Waltair as one of the best divisions in the country.
Chandralekha Mukherjee is a post-graduate in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. She also acquired M.Phil in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University during her National Defence Studies (46th NDC). She had attended professional training at INSEAD, Singapore; ICLIF-Malaysia; APCSS, Hawaii, and XLRI Jamshedpur.
Chandralekha has over 26 years experience in Railways. She served in various positions in the Zonal Railways, Railway Board and also had a successful stint in the Ministry of Defence. In her last posting as general manager, Passenger Reservation Systems in the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), the technical wing of the Railways, she played a vital role in the implantation of the innovative Dynamic Fare concept in the Premium trains. Upgradation of the e-ticketing system to enable faster access was successfully implemented during her tenure.