Shri V P Pathak IRSS (Indian Railway Stores Service) (1980) took over as Member (Materials Management) Railway Board on 16th April, 2019. Prior to joining this post, he had been working as Director General (RS), Railway Board since 12th June, 2018 and General Manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works since December, 2016.
Shri Pathak graduated in Civil engineering with Honours from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad in 1979. During his career, Shri Pathak has worked in different capacities in ER, NR, NCR, CORE, NER, NWR, RCF, DLW & CLW.
During his tenure as Director General (RS), Railway Board, Indian Railways achieved earnings of Rs. 4192 crores through Scrap disposal. This is an improvement of 33.4% over the previous year.He has keen interest in high altitude trekking and music. He has completed Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in 2014