Ajay Shukla has taken the charge as the new Member Traffic, Railway Board. It is in addition to his own duties as Additional Member (Commercial) Railway Board. Shukla is a senior officer of 1979 batch of Indian Railway Traffic Service.
He has rich and varied experience of working on several important posts in the Indian Railways, like Chief Passenger Traffic Manager and Chief Safety Officer, Northern Railway; Divisional Railway Manger, Dhanbad, East Central Railway; Chief Operations Manager, North Western Railway and South East Central Railway; Additional General Manager, East Central Railway. He also attended training courses in Australia and France.
Shukla did his Graduation in Science and Post Graduation in History from Lucknow University and was University Representative of Delhi Press Group of Magazines during university period. He started writing short articles in Hindi as well as in English since college time and more than 100 articles written by him were published in various magazines and newspapers during college/university period between 1973-78.