Jamshedpur/Kolkata: Purnendu S Mishra assumed charge as General Manager (GM), South Eastern Railway on Thursday. Prior to this, he was the Principal Chief Operations Manager, Western Railway, Mumbai.
Mishra joined Indian Railways Traffic Service in 1982. He worked in various capacities like, Advisor/Safety and Executive Director (Corporate Co- ordination), Railway Board, Divisional Railway Manager/Raipur, South East Central Railway, Chief Transportation Planning Manager, South Eastern Railway.
Besides, he worked as Chief Freight Transportation Manager, Chief Transportation Planning Manager and Chief Passenger Transportation Manager both in East Coast and East Central Railways.
Mishra underwent various training programmes in abroad. He has a keen interest in sport and other social and welfare activities.