Jaya Verma Sinha has been appointed as the first woman CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board, which is the top decision-making body for the national railway system. She assume her new role on September 1, and her tenure will extend until August 31, 2024.
- The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved her appointment to the position of Chairman & CEO of the Railway Board.
- Jaya Verma Sinha has a background as an alumnus of Allahabad University and began her career in the Indian Railway Traffic Service in 1988, with experience in various railway divisions including Northern Railway, S E Railway, and Eastern Railway.
Q.: Who has been appointed as the first woman CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board?
a) Rekha Sinha
b) Sunita Sharma
c) Ananya Patel
d) Jaya Verma Sinha
Ans : d) Jaya Verma Sinha