Sanjay Kumar Jain appointed as CMD of IRCTC

The Government of India, through the Ministry of Railways, has given the green signal for the appointment of Sanjay Kumar Jain as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), effective from February 14, 2024. He will hold the position until December 31, 2026, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

Formerly serving as the Principal Chief Commercial Manager of Northern Railway, Mr. Jain assumed the role of Chairman and Managing Director of IRCTC on a regular basis from February 14, 2024. He is a 1990 batch officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Services (IRTS).


With a career spanning over three decades, Mr. Sanjay Kumar Jain has held significant positions in the Ministry of Railways, public sector undertakings (PSUs), and the Department of Public Enterprises under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. His past leadership roles include serving as Group General Manager (North Zone) at IRCTC, Divisional Railway Manager at Mumbai Central Railway, Joint Secretary in the Department of Public Enterprises, and part-time Chairman & CEO of National Land Monetization Corporation Limited, among others.