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About Directorate


Welcome to Administration-I 

 Executive Director/Admin-I is in-charge of all functions related to Publication & PR, Central Library and Electrical Maintenance Section in RDSO. He functions as CPRO of RDSO  for public relation work.


  Executive Director/Admin –I oversees the following sections:-


  • Central Library 
  • Publication and PR Section 
  • Electrical Maintenance Section looked after by Director/EMS.


Work allotted to the Sections is enumerated below:

 Electrical Maintenance Section : 

Electrical Maintenance Section ensures power supply, pumping arrangement for water supply, Air-Conditioning arrangement &general maintenance of all electrical equipments installed in various service buildings such as Abhiklap Bhawan, Anusandhan Bhavan ,Manak Bhawan & other offices ,labs etc. EMS also provide emergency power supply to these buildings through DG sets. Apart from these, Electrical Maintenance Section also ensure maintenance of external/internal power supply arrangement of the residential quarters of RDSO colony including rest houses i.e. MRVC, VIP , ORH & NDT Hostel etc in RDSO campus.

 In the field of Green Energy, three grid-connected Solar Power plants (Total125 kW) have been installed in the premises of RDSO. In addition to that, Abhikalp Bhawan & Anusandhan Bhavan building have been rated 5 star and Manak Bhawan has been rated 4 star by Bureau of Energy Efficiency. For Energy conservation conventional lights are being replaced by LED Lights.

 Publication Section :

All the major information and results of RDSO’s activities of research reports, codes, manuals and specifications etc. are published in Annual Report. Besides, RDSO brings out quarterly magazine “Indian Railway Technical Bulletin” containing technical articles on topics of railway interest. The quarterly house journal “RDSO Highlights” covering prominent activities of the organization is also published by Publication section.


The Public Relation branch takes care of visiting dignitaries as well as affords necessary assistance to the students/trainees from different institutes. Constant liaison is also maintained with the electronic and print to keep the common man aware of the special type of works being done by this research organization of Indian Railways.



Central Library :

Central Library of RDSO is located on the 1st floor of Annexe-I (Manak Bhavan) building. Considerable efforts and resources have been put into the development of an exquisite collection of knowledge resources to the growing needs of research & development.

Library Resources Available In Physical Form: Central library’s collections in print form are arranged into following sections:-

·           Book Section – Books on Engineering and Technical subjects.

·           Report Section - RDSO Reports, Codes/Manuals, Railway Board’s Publications, UIC Codes & ERRI/ORE Reports.

·           Periodical Section – Magazines and Journals.

·           Specification Section - Indian Standards (IS), British Standards (BS), American Standards (ASTM), German Standards (DIN), International Electro-technical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) etc.

 List of Books and Reports may be accessed on RDSO Intranet through Intranet -> Central Library -> Library catalogue or on The status of issue of books is also available at the above link.

 E-Resources -

e-resources/databases are being subscribed in RDSO yearly. Access of e-resources is available through RDSO intranet on - Central Library - e-Resources.











Source : WELCOME TO RDSO CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 30-06-2021  

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