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National Academy of Indian Railways award

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on February 19, 2015

A Venkateshwar, an Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) officer of 1979 batch, has bagged the coveted 'Distinguished Alumnus Award' of the National Academy of Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, Vadodara for the year 2014.

The award, conferred by the Railway Board, is given to one meritorious officer selected annually across all the ten Group A Services, was presented by the Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on the Foundation Day of the Academy.

After a short stint at BHEL, Hyderabad, Venkateshwar joined IRAS and served on South Central Railways, Chittarajan Loco Workshop and set up the Centralised Training Academy for Railway Accounts at Secunderabad.

His tenure as Director (Finance & Personnel) of Singareni Collieries and later as Director (Finance & Revenue) of AP Transco were recognised for the financial turnaround brought about in the coal and power sectors.

After taking voluntary retirement from the Government in 2007, Venkateshwar worked as Executive Vice-President in Tata Projects, before starting his own consultancy last year in Hyderabad.

Published on February 19, 2015
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