Hyderabad: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav stressed upon according top priority to ensure safety by perfect maintenance of the assets and plan in advance to make them fit to ensure safety.
He conducted detailed review meeting on Safety and Punctuality on Friday at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments. The Senior Divisional Operations Managers (Sr.DOMs) of all six Divisions i.e., Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting.
Vinod Kumar Yadav held a review of all the safety aspects on the zone including the bottle necks in train operations. He advised the officials to meticulously plan the track maintenance works coordinating with other departments over the zone.
He instructed the officials to sensitize the safety staff on regular basis by conducting the safety seminars, habit of reading safety literature on regular basis etc. He advised the staff to follow speed restrictions and called for immediate remedial measures to arrest any such failures.
He reviewed the Monsoon readiness drill including patrolling, monitoring of water levels of tanks etc., and instructed them to concentrate on vulnerable locations. Speaking on the punctuality, Vinod Kumar Yadav stated that the punctuality also should be accorded priority.
Speaking on the staff welfare measures, Vinod Kumar Yadav advised the officials to change organization working culture to create tension free atmosphere, so that the staff can work in quite atmosphere to increase the output and perfection.
Principal Chief Engineer K.V. Siva Prasad, Chief Operations Manager N. Madhusudana Rao, Chief Mechanical Engineer Arjun Mundiya, Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer V.M. Srivastava and Chief Electrical Engineer A.A.Phadke were amongst the officials present. (INN)