Bhubaneswar: Kaushalendra Kishore Khadanga has taken over as the chief public relations officer (CPRO) of East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar.

Prior to his assuming charge of CPRO, Khadanga was posted as deputy chief mechanical engineer in Mancheswar workshop.

Khadanga is an alumnus of Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in MTech and belongs to 2010 batch of Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineer (IRSME) Cadre.

He has also worked in various important posts in ADME and DME in Diesel loco shed Visakhapatnam. Shri Khadanga was nominated by Government of India for 2 year Masters in High Speed Rail at Tokyo, Japan, under MEXT Scholarship, JICA. After Returning from Japan, he has worked in various capacities in Khurda Division, Puri coaching depot and East Coast Railway headquarters.