Mr. P. Mahesh, IRSME, has taken over charge as the new Senior Deputy General Manager and Chief Vigilance Officer of Southern Railway. Prior to this, he held the post of Divisional Railway Manager of Chennai Division.

An officer belonging to Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME), Mr. Mahesh has vast experience in different facets of Railway working. He had served Southern Railway, North Frontier Railway and Integral Coach Factory in various capacities earlier.

Mr. Mahesh has the unique distinction of having held the post of Chief Workshop Manager in three prestigious workshops of Indian Railways, namely, Golden Rock Workshop, Carriage & Wagon Workshops at Perambur and New Bongaigon (Assam). Besides, he had also worked as Consultant with RITES while on deputation at Sri Lanka.