B.N. Mohapatra has been appointed as the financial commissioner (FC) of Indian Railways and ex-officio secretary to the government of India.
He has taken over the charge on April 17, 2017. Prior to this posting, B.N. Mohapatra was posted as additional member of finance since November 1, 2016.
An officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of 1980 batch, B.N. Mohapatra has completed his post graduation in Political Science and graduation in LLB. During his career, B.N. Mohapatra has worked on various higher and middle level management posts on the Indian Railways like DRM of Tinsukhia, NFR, assistant general manager (AGM) on East Coast Railway. In Railway Board he has worked in various directorates like pay commission, establishment, expenditure and accounts as executive director and advisor.