Hyderabad: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav stressed upon according top priority to ensure safety by implementing system improvements meticulously.
He conducted intensive review meeting on Safety, Punctuality and Passenger Amenities on Monday at Rail Nilayam in Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments.
The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference.
Vinod Kumar Yadav, held a detailed review of all the safety aspects on the Zone including minor incidents of unusual happenings like weld failures, rail fractures and human failures etc., He advised the staff to follow speed restrictions and called for immediate remedial measures to arrest any such failures.
He instructed the Officials to conduct vigorous inspections to identify the short falls which may lead to unusual incidents and advised to take pro active measures in all aspects to avoid hazardous situations. He instructed the officials to strictly adhere to the safety rules in implementing the system improvements to avoid unsafe situations.
Speaking on the Punctuality, Vinod Kumar Yadav stated that the punctuality also should be accorded priority. He also took stock of Linen supply and cleanliness of bed rolls over the Zone and instructed Divisional Railway Managers and Officials to undertake special drives to check on proper supply of Linen.
Speaking on the staff welfare measures, he ordered the officials to inspect Hospitals, Holiday Homes and Rest houses to improve the infrastructure and facilities.
Further, Vinod Kumar Yadav instructed the Officials to inspect the pantry cars regularly to maintain the cleanliness and hygiene. He instructed the officials to ensure the considerable improvement regarding cleanliness in all important stations over SCR.
Earlier, Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway presented “Man of the Month” safety awards to fifteen employees for showing alertness in the duty and taking timely action to prevent unsafe conditions.
Additional General Manger John Thomas, Principal Chief Engineer K.V.Siva Prasad, Chief Operations Manager N. Madhusudana Rao and other senior officials were present in the review meeting. (INN)