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Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR Unfurls National Flag at the 72nd Independence Day Celebrations

South Central Railway joined the Nation in celebrating the 72ndIndependence Day today i.e., 15thAugust 2018. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway unfurled the National Flag and received the Guard of Honour at a colorful gathering of Railway Officials, Staff, their family members and others at Railway Sports Complex Ground, Secunderabad. Contingents representing Railway Protection Force (RPF), Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF), Civil Defence Organization, National Cadet Corps (NCC), Scouts and Guides and National Green Corps presented the Guard of Honour and the March Past.


            Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav in his address, highlighted the fact that South Central Railway, remains a proud partner in the mission of Indian Railways to serve the Nation as a core transport service provider.  Taking stock of SCR’s performance during the current fiscal, the General Manager stated that SCR has recorded gross earnings of Rs. 4773crores between April-July 2018 which signifies a robust growth of 12% over last year. The freight loading registered for the four month period is 39 Million Tonnes which is 20% higher over the previous year while the originating passenger traffic was 131 Millions.


The General Manager said that, Security is another thrust area of SCR with several steps taken to ensure that passengers feel protected during their rail travel. Integrated security system at Secunderabad, Hyderabad and Tirupati; surveillance cameras at 39 stations, escorting of 440 important trains by RPF and GRP personnel; deployment of women RPF personnel o­n MMTS; strong coordination mechanism with the State police and round the clock response o­n security helpline 182 has borne positive results o­n the Zone. In tune with traffic demands, SCR has operated 977 special trains including 284 Janasadharan specials, besides augmenting regular trains with 3540 additional coaches between April and July 2018. The carrying capacity of 12 trains has also been permanently augmented by attaching 27 additional coaches. The Zone is making best use of digital technology for enhanced convenience of rail users. A significant leap forward is the launch of upgraded Unreserved Tickets with Upgraded ‘UTS’ Mobile App o­n 16th July, 2018 for booking of unreserved tickets to cover SCR jurisdiction. Another user-friendly initiative is the printing of details o­n unreserved tickets in the regional languages too.

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav highlighted that, Secunderabad Railway Station has earned the distinction of being awarded the highest “Platinum Rating Certification” as Green Railway Station by IGBC-CII, the first Station o­n Indian Railways to get this recognition. Another achievement for the station is the third prize received for beautification amongst all stations o­n Indian Railways. Exquisite Cheriyal Nakashi Paintings grace visitors to the station, conveying the priority being accorded to showcase local art and culture. Rail Vikas Bhavan, the headquarters building of Guntur division has also earned the “Platinum rating certification” as a green service building from IGBC-CII.

           The pillar of SCR’s strength is the unity amongst the workforce and the congenial industrial relations that prevail. The active support of the recognized trade unions and associations has been instrumental in the Zone attaining several performance benchmarks.


            The Parade was followed by eye catching Cultural programmes, presented by students of Railway schools and artists of SCR, in tune with the theme of the Independence Day celebrations.

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