Hyderabad, July 9 (NSS): South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Gajanan Mallya, advised the officials to focus on maintaining high degree of alertness to ensure safety in train operations particularly during the current monsoon season. He conducted a detailed review meeting on Safety and Punctuality at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments.
The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference.
The G M instructed the officials to intensify the monsoon patrolling and keep continuous vigil at bridges, water tanks adjacent to the railway track and vulnerable areas. He also stressed on improvement of train punctuality and freight loading. He also reviewed on the loco, signal and track failure incidents which affect the train movement during the recent times.
Gajanan Mallya also reviewed the division wise progress of the works related to implementation of e-Office, e-Drawing, construction of Foot Over Bridges, High level Platforms and elimination of unmanned level crossings over the zone and instructed to expedite the works. All the DRMs of the Zone appraised the loading performance and other issues related to safety and infrastructure development.
John Thomas, Additional General Manger; K.V. Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer; K. Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Operations Manager; John Prasad, Principal Chief Commercial Manager; Arjun Mundiya, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer; A.A.Phadke, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; Dr. T.J. Prakash, Principal Chief Medical Director; N.V. Ramana Reddy, Principal Chief Personnel Officer and G.M. Eswara Rao, Principal Chief Security Commissioner were amongst the officials present.