SHRI T. P. SINGH
GENERAL MANGER, NORTHERN RAILWAY
Shri T. P. Singh, General Manager, Northern Railway, succeeds Shri Vishwesh Chaube who has taken over as Member Engineering, Railway Board & ex-officio Secretary to the Govt. of India.
An officer of Indian Railway Mechanical Engineering Service of 1980 batch, Shri T. P. Singh has held many distinguished positions on the Indian Railways Additional General Manager, East Central Railway, Hazipur , Sr. Dy. General Manager- Central Railway, Chief Rolling Stock Engineer-North Western Railway, Divisional Railway Manager-Guntakal (Southern Central Railway), Additional Divisional Railway Manager-Firozpur (Northern Railway), Chief Works Engineer-Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala), Chief Project Manager Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala), Chief Personnel Officer-Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala), Chief Works Manager, Northern Railway Mechanical Workshop, Amritsar. Shri T. P. Singh graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering–Jamalpur and holds a MBA degree with operations as specialty from Management Development Institute Gurgaon. He has undertaken training at Electro Motive Diesel (EMD) in La Grange, Chicago, United States for manufacturing of crankcase of EMD diesel locomotives. He was also nominated for Advanced Leadership Programme in Strategic Management Course in Tepper School of Management Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States.
Shri T. P. Singh has a broad ranging experience of more than 35 years in Operation Management, Production Planning and Control, Maintenance Operations, Product Engineering, Plant Operations, Industrial Engineering, Project Management and Personnel Management.
Shri T.P. Singh has marked several distinctions in his career and is a keen promoter of innovative practices with a firm belief in use of technology for greater efficiencies. He had pioneered installing the Computerised Record Management System for facilitating retrieval of any record within 30 seconds. He played a pivotal role in effecting over 50 technological up-gradations in WDM2 diesel locomotives of Indian Railways in co-ordination with RDSO. He has also been instrumental in implementing projects of setting up of Diesel Loco shed at Alambagh, Electric Loco POH facilities at Charbagh, Lucknow and conversion of MG Diesel Shed into BG Diesel Shed at Bhagat Ki Kothi, Jodhpur. Shri T. P. Singh steered the development of the prototype and series manufacture of 3 new types of railway wagons at the Mechanical Workshop in Amritsar and he piloted the project for developing the facilities for manufacture of stainless steel wagons and manufactured prototype stainless steel wagon. He also piloted development of the facilities for manufacturing of Air suspension bogie for EMU rolling stock of Indian Railways. He has done commendable work in the field of Human Resources like improving the transparency in dealing with personnel matters of about 14000 staff by uploading all staff transactions on the official website, implementation of checklists for carrying out various tasks in personnel management pivotal in maintaining amicable employee relations & Implementation of monitoring mechanism of all HR functions. He also pioneered maintenance and rebuilding of prominent Steam Locomotives as part of preservation of the rich heritage of Indian Railways. He also played a lead role in commissioning a museum of heritage and history of manufacturing and maintenance activities at Mechanical Workshop Amritsar.