Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway conducted a detailed review meeting on safety, freight loading and punctuality of the Zone today i.e., 07th December, 2020 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. Principal Heads of Departments; Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all the six divisions viz., Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur, Secunderabad, Hyderabad and Nanded Divisions participated through web conference.
Shri Gajanan Mallya conducted a review on safety measures to be observed mainly at station yards, sidings etc., to avert all the incidents related to train operations and safety. He advised the officials to strictly adhere to the guidelines to ensure safety of the tracks. The General Manager reviewed the freight loading of the zone which has shown significant improvement as compared to the month of December’19. He also reviewed the action plan of the divisions on loading and transportation of various commodities, food grains, fertilizers, agro products and granite etc.
The General Manager appreciated the enhancement of speed for freight trains and also advised the officials to remove the caution orders related to speed restrictions wherever feasible to further improve the speed of freight movement. He also held a detailed review with all the Divisional Railway Managers on the performance of Business Development Units (BDU’s) and emphasized on continuous persuasion with the customers in order to increase the outreach.
The General Manager reviewed the progress of on-going projects and advised the officials to speed up the works so as to achieve the target of completion and reviewed few other important projects which are designed to help in enhancement of coal loading.