Jan 19, 2017

No Laxity on Safety -Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, GM/SCR



Sending a strong message to all the Divisional Railway Manager’s and Principal Heads of Departments that Safety is the top most priority for Rail operations, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway called upon them to imbibe a zero tolerance policy for any lapse o­n this issue. He was addressing a Video Conference of Divisional Railway Manager’s of all six divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded from Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad today i.e. 16thJanuary 2017. Principal Heads of Departments were also present in the Conference.

The General Manager in his address spelt out that, in addition to Safety, the other core areas of priority are Punctuality, Earnings, Project execution, Public grievances and Staff welfare. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav emphasized o­n track maintenance as vital to Safety and advised officials to intensify checks and inspections to negate any failure. He advised officials to put in their best generate earnings in the last quarter of the current fiscal and added that non fare revenue sources shall also be tapped.

Sharing the thinking of Hon’ble Minister for Railways, the General Manager wanted the Engineering departments to achieve the targets set for this year in terms of execution of projects, without any scope for delay. Opining that team work is of essence, he instructed all the departments to work in co-ordination so as to attain positive results. The General Manager wanted proper utilization of assets and also encouraged officials to come out with innovations towards bettering performance results. He also advised everyone o­n the need to monitor public grievances o­n real time basis, o­n account of the fact that social media has come to the fore in the present times.

Earlier today, the General Manager also held a meeting o­n Safety to take stock of SCR’s performance in this aspect and suggested various measures towards attaining an accident free record. This was followed by a meeting to review progress of project works o­n SCR and plan for completion of all the works targeted for the current financial year, wherein Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav clearly conveyed that their shall be no let up or any delay.



Shri A.K.Gupta, Additional General Manager, SCR also addressed the meetings