Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway undertook annual inspection between Vijayawada – Eluru – Rajahmundry – Samalkot – Kakinada Port section of Vijayawada Division today i.e., 16th November, 2021. He was accompanied by Shri Shivendra Mohan, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division and other senior officials (from both the Headquarters and Division) throughout the inspection.
Shri Gajanan Mallya commenced the inspection at Vijayawada and examined the level crossing gate in Vijayawada – Nuzvid section. He conducted a detailed inspection of Nuzvid Railway station and reviewed the availability of various passenger amenities. The General Manager inspected a minor bridge and level crossing gate in Nuzvid – Vatlur section. Following which, he inspected the passenger amenities and facilities at Vatlur Railway station. Further, he examined the safety aspects of tracks, curves and Road under Bridge (Rub) in Vatlur – Eluru section. He also interacted with the gang-men deployed in the section. Later, the General Manager proceeded onto Eluru Railway station, wherein, he reviewed the passenger amenities and launched several in-house web applications developed by the Division as a part of e-initiatives to ease the workload of the employees. He also visited the exhibition stall setup at Eluru station projecting various developmental initiatives undertaken by the Division. Further, he inspected the goods shed, health unit and Railway quarters at Eluru.
The General Manager inspected major bridge in Eluru – Denduluru section and carried out a speed test in Pulla – Chebrol – Badampudi – Tadepalligudem section. Further, he conducted a safety inspection of several minor and major bridges including the important Godavari bridge in Navabpalem – Kovvur – Godavari – Rajahmundry section. Later, he inspected Rajahmundry Railway station and reviewed the passenger amenities available at the station. He also inspected the crew booking lobby, traction sub-station, Railway quarters. Further, he inaugurated the women’s RPF barrack and launched 10Kwp Solar Plant at Sarpavaram station through Virtual conference from Rajahmundry. The General Manager inspected the facilities at Railway quarters and interacted with the family members of the employees. He also inspected the goods shed at Dwarapudi and reviewed the loading facilities available. He carried out a speed test in Anaparti – Samalkot section.
Later, Shri Gajanan Mallya proceeded onto Kakinada Port Railway station. He inspected the entire station premises including running room and circulating area. He reviewed the passenger amenities available at the station and discussed on further improvement plans with the officials. The General Manager inspected the Carriage and Wagon depot at Kakinada Port and laid the foundation stone for construction of new pit line. He visited the Buddha garden at Kakinada Port. During the course of inspection several public representatives also met the General Manager and discussed on Rail developmental plans pertaining to their region.