Central Raiway surpassed the Railway Board target by 6 %, achieving scrap sale of Rs. 196.25 crores for the financial year 2016-17. Scrap from Permanent way, 30 sub-stations, EMU coaches, wagons besides melting scrap from various workshops were disposed through auction to achieve this earnings.
Stores Department in close co-ordination with Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Operations, Accounts and Security Departments including all DRMs achieved this excellent result. Shri D. K. Sharma, General Manager, Central Railway congratulated and exhorted them to achieve much higher target in this year.
The scrap sale also enabled and helped Railways to clean the section and boosted the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister.