Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway advised the officials to focus on maintaining safety and monitoring punctuality in running of trains over the Zone while addressing a review meeting on Safety and Punctuality on i.e., 18thJune, 2018 at SCR Headquarters, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad with all Principal Heads of Departments. Divisional Railway Managers of six divisions viz., Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded attended through video conferencing.
Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav said that Punctuality has come into forefront and instructed officials to keep on monitoring the punctuality of trains with ensuring adequate care in safety. He directed officials to defer non safety works to improve safety & punctuality. He reviewed the various monsoon precautions to be followed during ensuing monsoon season.
General Manager stressed upon post construction maintenance works of Road under Bridges and Subways which were laid as part of the elimination of Unmanned Level Crossings. He also reviewed about various infrastructural improvement works taking place over the zone. Regarding Cleanliness, he instructed officials to shift towards mechanized cleaning systems wherever possible to attain better results.
Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav made a detailed discussion about improvements to be made in Catering arrangements in Stations and Trains. He supplemented that due to recent checks conducted by Commercial & Railway Protection Force (RPF) departments unauthorized hawking was restricted to a considerable extent.
Shri John Thomas, Additional General Manager; Shri K.V.Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer;Shri N. Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager; Smt. Padmini Radhakrishnan, Principal Financial Advisor; Shri M.G.Sekharam, Principal Chief Commercial Manager; Shri Arjun Mundiya, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer; Shri Vijay Agrawal, Principal Chief Administrative Officer (Construction); Shri A.A.Phadke, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; Shri D.K.Singh, Chief Safety Officer; Shri V.M.Srivastava, Principal Chief Signal & Telecommunications Manager; Shri N.V. Ramana Reddy, Principal Chief Personnel Officer; Dr. K.H.K.Dora, Principal Chief Medical Director and Shri Sanjay Sankrityayan, Chief Security Commissioner were amongst the officials present.