Mousumi Sahoo

Mousumi Sahoo

30 years

6+ years of experience in Operations, Team management, Efficiency improvement, Project planning in a 100+ years old Railway workshop. Worked as the sole female employee of Electrical Dept. amongst 150+ employees.

  • Government and Public Services
  • ...

... Functional Expertise

  • Strategy
  • Operations

... Education

  • B.Tech (Electrical), Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management, WBUT.

... Achievements

  • Awarded as top 10 female employees in 2019.
  • Promoted earliest in the batch.
  • Awarded for Best project presentation during training  in 2015. 

... Certifications

  •  Google Analytics Beginners Certificate by Google.
  •  Digital marketing by Google.

Work Experience | 74 months

  • 74 Total Months
  • 74 Indian Railways

... Career Highlights

Efficiency improvement    

  • Achieved GreenCo-Gold certification for reducing energy consumption by 10% & introduced renewable proportion by 20%.
  • Identified high power consumption equipment by installing & tracking 70 energy meters.
  • Implemented conversion of  10000+ units of conventional lights to LEDs resulting savings of approximate 50 lakhs.
  • Introduced two new automated technologies through SCADA & VVFD for efficient operation of critical equipment.
  • Implemented innovative methodology to leverage sunlight to reduce dependency on electrical energy.
  • Enabled re-use of waste energy from canteens to reduce cooking-gas consumption.

Operations & Leadership

  • Led a team of 60 people for maintenance of carriages fans for entire Eastern Railway Zone.
  • Resolved agitation and confronted gheraos by 50+ workers during peak working hours.
  • Increased life of various electrical assets by initiating  maintenance projects through analysis of historical preventative-maintenance data.
  • Achieved daily-targets without single failure by proactive workflow planning & resource mobilization.
  • Budgeted material & inventory requirements, aligning with shop floor production planning.

Project Management & Execution 

  • Managed planning, inspection, business-case and cost-estimate on multiple modernization projects of Railways increasing overall productivity.
  • Planned and executed implementation of 1.5 MW solar-power project; Coordinated with external vendor Azure Power, CESC and 5+ internal Section Engineers.
  • Assisted Deputy Chief Electrical Engineer for making strategic decisions. 

Training & Developement

  • Provided training to 200+ field-staff of different divisions on ‘Train-lighting and Air-Conditioning of LHB coaches’. 
  • Created energy conservation awareness among all employees by organizing various activities, campaigns, quiz competitions, slogan writing competitions and seminars.