- SCR Receives Seven National Energy Conservation Awards
South Central Railway has been adjudged with seven National Energy Conservation Awards by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India. Kacheguda Railway station bagged the first prize in Railway stations segment. These awards are declared for the energy conservation measures adopted during the year 2022. The same are likely to be presented on the ‘National Energy Conservation Day’ i.e., 14th December, 2022 by Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Hon’ble President of India at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
National Energy Conservation Awards are announced every year to recognize the exemplary efforts of various industrial units/establishments/organizations in conservation of natural energy and effective utilization of available energy. As part of National Energy Conservation Awards, SCR has been adjudged with the following awards for the sectors & categories mentioned against each of them -
1. Railway Stations Category:
Ø Kacheguda Railway Station won the First Prize
Ø Guntakal Railway station wins the Second Prize
2. Certificate of Merit for three Railway stations in Vijayawada Division:
Ø Vijayawada Railway Station
Ø Rajahmundry Railway Station
Ø Tenali Railway Station
3. Government Building Sector:
Ø Railway Hospital, Guntakal and
Ø Electric Traction Training Centre (ETTC), Vijayawada
South Central Railway has been consistently receiving the National Energy Conservation Awards for the past 11 years from Ministry of Power. The innovative and effective implementation of energy conservation measures has helped the Zone in receiving these awards.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager, South Central Railway complimented Principal Chief Electrical Engineer, SCR, Divisional Railway Managers, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal and officers & staff of Electrical department who were instrumental in achieving this distinction.