Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway conducted a Safety Review Meeting today i.e., 19thJune, 2017 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments. Divisional Railway Manager’s (DRM) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded also participated in the meeting through video conference.
The General Manager made a comprehensive review of the entire safety aspects pertaining to train operations on the Zone, including derailments occurring in yards, Loco failures and unsafe working. He instructed the officials to take corrective action and avoid short cut methods, so as to ensure optimal standards of safety.
On the aspect of punctuality, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav expressed satisfaction at the steps being taken to monitor and ensure best punctuality levels of train services on the Zone and opined that these efforts should continue all through without any letup. The General Manager instructed the DRMs to draw an action plan on punctuality and implement the same. He also stressed on the need to identify the root causes for asset failures and take corrective action and bring out System Improvements.
Earlier, the General Manager presented “Man of the Month” award to Shri T. Uday Bhaskar, Trackman, Tuni Station, Vijayawada Division for his timely action in detecting a rail breakage during his check in the night and taking action immediately to negate any unsafe incident.
Shri John Thomas, Addl.General Manger, Shri S.N.Singh, Principal Chief Engineer; Shri D.K. Singh, Chief Safety Officer; Shri N. Madhusudana Rao, Chief Operations Manager; Smt. Padmini Radhakrishnan, FA & CAO; Shri Arjun Mundia, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Shri N.V.Ramana Reddy, Chief Personnel Officer were amongst the officials present.