Bhubaneswar, July 29: Prabhas Dansana has assumed the charge of Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Eastern Railway on Tuesday. Prior to this, Dansana was Divisional Railway Manager, Sealdah Division of Eastern Railway.
Born in Odisha, Prabhas Dansana being an IRTS of 1989 batch joined in Indian Railways in 1991. Dansana started his career as Assistant Commercial Manager, Chakradharpur Division, South Eastern Railway in 1993. He has acquired vast knowledge and experience in train operations during entire tenure of his service.
He has worked in various capacities including Sr. Divisional Safety Officer, Chakradharpur, Sr. Divisional Operations Manager, Nagpur &Waltair, Dy. Chief Operations Manager (Freight), Bhubaneswar.
Dansana was in deputation to CONCOR for four years from 2007 to 2011. Apart from this, he was Chief Traffic Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata, ChiefFreight TransportationManager, South Eastern Railway and Executive Director (TTS), Railway Board, New Delhi.
Dansana, during his tenure in Metro Railway, Kolkata took initiatives for commissioning of Automatic Fare Collection System with a view to provide better services to the commuters. As Divisional Railway Manager, Sealdah, Dansana had developed the suburban services with lot of innovation and the punctuality of suburban trains had also been substantially improved.