New Delhi: The North Central Railway of Indian Railways on Friday kicked-off a two-day workshop on “Leading with Emotional Intelligence” at its headquarters in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.The workshop, which is meant for senior level officers including deputy heads of departments and branch officers of divisions of zonal railways, is designed to develop attributes critical to Emotional Intelligence (EI) in the participating officers as a wealth of research shows that all top leaders across government and corporate sectors exhibit high levels of EI. The workshop was facilitated by a team led by Rajeshwar Upadhyaya of Par Excellence in Mumbai, who has over 24 years of industry and consulting experience and has conducted training programs and consultations in India, South-East Asia, and the USA. Talking about initiative of getting the high-ranking officers of NCR trained in EI, General Manager Rajiv Chaudhry said that the goal was to make the officers more aware about their strengths and areas of improvement while dealing with emotions of self and other involved in decision making; and to provide them with a new mindset and skill set to enhance their own leadership potential. “Every Senior officer of NCR is the leader and we wanted them to have an exposure of this breakthrough concept that charges leaders with driving emotions in the right direction to have a positive impact” he added. The officers participating in the workshop expressed their happiness and satisfaction with the program. 41 officers from NCR headquarter and divisions are participating in the workshop.