The Directorate is headed by a Senior Administrative Grade officer of Indian Railway Traffic Service designated as the Executive Director/Traffic/Psycho Tech, who is assisted by 15 Psycho Tech professionals working at RDSO and nine Zonal Railways.
They have expertise in analysis of cognitive behavior and other areas of human psychology with scientific approach.
ZONAL /REGIONAL CENTERS:
Psycho Technical Units located at different Zonal Headquarters are head by Scientific Officers, who report to Executive Director/Traffic/Psycho Tech, RDSO on technical matters. They work in close liaison with Railways and the Divisions under the administrative control of Chief Operations Managers/Chief Safety Officer of the respective Railways, who are the Nodal Officers for implementation of psycho analytic tests to gauge the attitudes and attributes of safety category staff directly involved in train operation over respective Railway system.