Mishra belongs to the 1974 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers. He completed his civil engineering degree from Bihar College of Engineering,
He has worked in various posts including Advisor (Vigilance), Railway Board, Executive Director (PG) to Minister of Railways, Divisional Railway Manager,
, Divisional Railway Manager/Delhi, Chief Administrative Officer/Con, Northern Railway, Allahabad and Additional General Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai. New Delhi
He has wide experience of the various railway systems in the world and worked as an expert in
between 1987 to 1990. He has also been to Algeria , France , UK , USA , Germany , Australia , Malaysia and Singapore to attend various courses and training. He has presented a number of technical papers on railway track and track modernization in several national and international seminars. Canada
Action and Appointments
Rajiv Takru, a 1979 batch Gujarat cadre IAS, presently Director General, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) under the ministry of textiles has been appointed as additional secretary, ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the vacancy of UK Verma, a 1976 batch MP cadre IAS.