SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY CELEBRATES 60THRAILWAY WEEK
Kolkata, 16thApril, 2015 :
South Eastern Railway celebrated the 60thRailway Week award function at its Headquarters, Garden Reach, this afternoon (16.04.2015) with great enthusiasm and gaiety.
Shri Radhey Shyam, General Manager, South Eastern Railway graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while Shri D.Kamilla, Additional General Manager, S.E.Railway along with Principal Head of Departments attended the function.Divisional Railway Managers of Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur, Ranchi Divisions and the representatives of different Associations including a large number of staff and Officers with their family members were also present on the occasion.
As many as 117 selected railway staff and officers along with 17 group awardees were felicitated with merit certificates, cash awards and Efficiency Badges in recognition of their outstanding services and devotion to duty during the year 2014-15.The Overall Efficiency Shield was awarded to Kharagpur Division for the best all round performance.Kharagpur division also received four other shields i.e. Signal & Telecom Engineering, Electrical Services, Olympia Cup for Excellence in Sports and Track Machine Utilisation Shields.This apart, Adra Division received Civil Engineering, Personnel, Accounts & Finance Management and Outstanding Recoveries Shields. Chakradharpur Division received Safety, Scrap Mobilization and Best Construction Efficiency Shields and Ranchi Division received Business & Passenger Services and Rajbhasha Shields.Operations and Terminal Management Shields were jointly received by Kharagpur & Adra Divisions.Mechanical Engineering and Security shields were jointly received by Chakradharpur & Adra Divsions while Punctuality Shield was jointly received by Ranchi & Kharagpur Divisions and Model Colony Shield was received by Chakradharpur & Ranchi Divisions jointly.Diesel Shed Shield was handed over to Bondamunda whereas Coaching Depot Shield and Running Room Shield were given to Santragachi and Anara respectively.Materials Management Shield was received jointly by NOD/Kharagpur and ESD/Kharagpur. Central Hospital, Garden Reach was given Health Care Shield.Ranchi and Balasore stations were adjudged as Best Kept Stations.
Shri Radhey Shyam, General Manager, S.E.Railway while addressing the mammoth gatheringof railway men and their family members said that SER has bagged the prestigious Electrical EngineeringTraction Shield in the National Railway Week Award function held at Guwahati on 13.04.2015.South Eastern Railway is primarily a Freight Carrying Railway and in 2014-15, SER loaded 124.05 million tones of revenue earning freight and generated Rs.9626.19 crores thus registering an increase of 8.57% in comparison with the previous year.Shri Radhey Shyam said that SER is the 3rdhighest freight loading railway amongst 16 other Zonal Railways.As far as the apportioned passenger earnings are concerned, SER earned Rs.1368.41 crores in 2014-15 as compared to Rs.1183.35 crores earned last year registering a growth of 15.64%.GM/SER also stated that this railway generated a surplus of Rs.5180.16 crores during the year 2014-15 which was the highest ever with an increase of 7.55% over the last year thus achieving the operating ratio of 73.77%.He also mentioned about the progress and timely completion of construction of new lines, 3rd line between Shyamchak-Kharagpur & Rajkharswan-Sini, doublings and various other works.
General Manager/SER also spoke about the success of Swachh Bharat Mission bringing about cleaner and healthier railway stations as well as railway premises in the greater perspective of “Swachh Bharat – Sundar Bharat”.General Manager further laid stress on the Safety and Security of the passengers and achieving the punctuality of train movements which is 99.1% in suburban trains and 92.9% in mail/express trains respectively.
GM/SER complimented the railway men for their utmost efforts to achieve this commendable performance.He appealed to the employees of SER to make all out efforts to achieve the satisfaction of passengers and freight customers and advised them to be extremely cautious in matters relating to safety of passengers.
A colourful function was also organized by the cultural team of divisions and headquarters of South Eastern Railway on this occasion.
Bulletin No.2(16.30 Hrs.)
AGITATION WITHDRAWN IN CHAKRADHARPUR DIVISION –
NORMAL TRAIN SERVICES RESUME
Kolkata, Jan.21st 2015 :
The agitation staged by local people due to non- railway issues at Bondamunda of Chakradharpur Division in Howrah-Mumbai trunk route over South Eastern Railway since 11.05 hrs of 20.1.2015 has been withdrawn at 16.00 Hrs. today(21.01.2015).
The train services of South Eastern Railway on Tata-Rourkela section will be back to normalcy. The trains will run on normal route which are scheduled to leave Howrah today after evening hours. However, the following trains have been rescheduled:-
NO Comments. Be the first to Comment...