B.G.Mallya has taken over charge as Additional General Manager (AGM) of Southern Railway on 28th of September, 2020, vice K.Shunmugaraj, Principal Chief Material Manager, who was holding additional charge as AGM after the superannuation of P.K.Mishra in March 2020.
An Officer of 1985 batch of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE), B.G.Mallya joined Railways after graduation in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Delhi.
In over three decades of Railway service, he has held several important posts in various zones including Southern Railway, South East Central Railway, South Central Railway, Eastern Railway, South Western Railway, Integral Coach Factory and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
Mallya also served as Divisional Railway Manager of Guntakal and Bilaspur Divisions and has worked as Chief Electrical Loco Engineer/South Central Railway. Prior to taking over as Additional General Manager, Southern Railway he was Principal Chief Electrical Engineer of South Western Railway.
He brings with him the rich experience of having visited Railway systems abroad in various countries such as Netherlands, Germany, Japan, France, South Korea, China, Iran, Switzerland and Bangladesh.
B.G. Mallya is an avid reader, fond of sketching, dramatics, music and movies.