Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway presented “Man of the Month” safety awards to 13 employees for showing alertness in the duty and taking timely action to prevent unsafe conditions. He conducted a detailed review meeting on Safety, Punctuality and ongoing project works of the zone today i.e., 5th March, 2019 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principle Heads of Departments. Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all the six divisions viz., Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur, Secunderabad, Hyderabad and Nanded Divisions participated through video conference.
The General Manager advised all the Divisional Railway Managers to accord top priority for the safety and punctuality of the train services. He also instructed the officials to intensify the safety inspections of the identified vulnerable sections specially focusing on track maintenance, signaling systems, weld failures to avoid any unusual happenings. He also advised that all the Gate Men, Track Men, Loco Pilots and Guards should be regularly counseled through seminars and workshops to improve awareness on safety aspects. The General Manager instructed the divisions to review the fire safety systems on trains and at stations and strengthen the infrastructure to deal with the incidents of fire. The General Manger also reviewed the progress of the ongoing infrastructure, station redevelopment and passenger amenity related works etc, of the zone in detail and instructed the officials to take suitable steps to speed up the works.
Shri John Thomas, Additional General Manager; Shri K.V.Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer; Shri N. Madhusudana Rao, PrincipalChief Operations Manager; Brajendra Kumar,Principal Financial Advisor (PFA); Shri Vinay Mohan Shrivastava, Principal Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer; Shri Arjun Mundiya, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer; Shri Vijay Agrawal, Chief Administrative Officer (Construction); Shri A.A.Phadke, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; Shri N.V.Ramana Reddy, Principal Chief Personnel Officer; Dr. T.J.Prakash, Principal Chief Medical Director and Shri G.M.Eswara Rao, Principal Chief Security Commissioner, SCR were amongst the officials present.