Ms. Saumya Mathur
General Manager, North Eastern Railway
Ms. Saumya Mathur has taken over as General Manager, North Eastern Railway on November 01, 2023. Earlier, she was posted as Additional Member (Finance), Railway Board, New Delhi. Ms. Mathur is the first woman General Manager of North Eastern Railway since it’s formation in 1952.
Ms. Saumya Mathur joined railway through Indian Railway Accounts Service of 1987 batch. Her first posting was in Vadodara, Western Railway. During her distinguished career Ms. Mathur has successfully discharged the duties of important posts of Accounts Department of Western, Northern, Central Railway as well as held key posts of Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Western Railway/Mumbai Central, Divisional Railway Manager, North Western Railway/Jaipur, Principal Finance Adviser/Metro Railway/Kolkata and Principal Finance Adviser/South Eastern Railway/Kolkata.
As Divisional Railway Manager/Jaipur, Ms Saumya Mathur has transformed Jaipur station completely which resulted in achieving several accolades such as making it first station to receive Platinum Green Rating, it also ascended on top rating in Swachhata Survey during her tenure. She has successfully operated Ghandhinagar Jaipur as full fledged an all women main line station. She received Railway Board’s Special Award as best change agent for transformation initiatives.
She has attended various training programme abroad including JICA (Japan), Management Training at INSEAD (Singapore) and ICLIF (Malaysia).
Ms. Mathur has wide experience of railway management and administration. She is equally popular amongst railway officers and staff. Ms. Mathur has keen interest in creative writing.