Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway held meeting with Several major cement manufacturer representatives at Malkhaid Road, Seram and Tandur cement sidings of Secunderabad Division today i.e., 08th October, 2021. Shri R. Dhananjayulu, Principal Chief Operation Manager, SCR , Shri A.K.Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad division along with other officials participated in the meeting.
Representatives from major cement industries like Rajashree Cements, Vasavadatta Cements, Penna Cements, Vishaka Cements and Cement Corporation of India met GM,SCR at Malkhaid Road, Seram and Tandur Cement sidings. The representatives of cement manufacturers assured that they will take initiative to increase the cement loading in the coming months.
Shri Gajanan Mallya offered various options to increase the freight loading like containerization to make it attractive for cement customers to transport cement by rail which is very environment friendly and safe. He informed the representataives that Railways is expecting cement companies to increase their loading and unloading. Various options for movement of fly ash from power plants to cement plants was also explored in the meeting.
GM,SCR has inspected the Malkhaid Road railway station to review the freight loading facilities and received representations regarding developmental works from various public representatives. He also carried out rear window inspection between Seram and Tandur stations. At Tandur Station, Shri Gajanan Mallya participated in the press meet with Eletronic and print media and breifed the media about the on going on-going infrastructure developmental works across the zone. During the course of inspection, he also extensively inspected Shankarpalli and Nagulapalli Railway stations.