Vinod Kumar Yadav was reappointed as Chairman, Railway Board, in the rank of Ex-Officio Principal Secretary to the government. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) approved the re-employment of Yadav as Chairman Railway Board for a period of one year starting January. Earlier, Yadav was appointed as Railway Board Chairman and Ex-Officio Principal Secretary to the government in January 2019. Before this assignment, he was working as General Manager, South Central Railway. His academic qualifications including an MBA in technology management from La Trobe University, Australia and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Allahabad University. He holds immense experience in the fields of project management, general management, industrial policy formulation and foreign collaboration and foreign direct investment.