Gaurav is a technocrat in Indian Railways with over 20 years of experience in the domains and functions of operations, maintenance, manufacturing, research and corporate coordination. He has recently completed a Master’s in Public Administration from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore where he specialised in Economics. Gaurav is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, India and the Engineering Council, London.
During his professional role in Indian Railways, he has worked for Eastern Railways, Rail Coach Factory at Kapurthala, and the Railway Board, New Delhi. He successfully developed the innovative anti climbing devices for rail-road locomotives to address the long standing safety concerns of passengers climbing the footboards of locomotives. He was also a recipient of the National Professional Excellence award by the Railway Minister. He was the team leader of a project team which delivered the first ever state of the art export coaches from India.
Gaurav’s publications include ‘High Speed Rail Technology’ and ‘Operations and maintenance of Rail Diesel Locomotive’. He has presented various papers at national and international conferences.