Jul 20, 2017

EMPLOYEE NEWS & 7th CPC: Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Centr...

EMPLOYEE NEWS & 7th CPC: Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Centr...

VERY HEAVY RAINS IN VALSAD REGION AFFECTS RAILWAY TRAFFIC

Due to very heavy rains and water logging o­n tracks at Valsad station during midnight of 17th & 18thJuly, 2017, the movement of Mail/Express trains o­n both UP & Down direction affected. The following trains have been cancelled, partially cancelled and short terminated o­n 18/07/2017 as under:-

W. Rly Recovers Rs. 8.33 crore from 1.95 lakh cases of Ticketless travelling during June, 2017

Western Railway conducted regular checks during June, 2017 where in near about 1.95 lakh cases of ticketless/irregular travel including unbooked luggage cases were detected, resulting in recovery of Rs. 8.33 crore which is 8.47 % more than the corresponding month of the last year. Besides, 941 beggars & unauthorized hawkers etc were apprehended, evicted, fined and more than 111 persons were sent to jail.

SOUTH SIDE STAIRCASE OF NORTH FOOT OVER BRIDGE AT MIRA ROAD STATION WILL BE CLOSED FROM 23rd JULY TO 21st SEPTEMBER, 2017 FOR REPAIR WORK

The south side staircase of North Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at platform no. 1 of Mira Road station, will remain closed from 23rd July to 21stSeptember,2017, due to repairing and strengthening work. During this period, passengers may use staircase towards north side of this foot over bridge. Inconvenience caused to passengers due to this work is regretted.

161 WVMs INSTALLED OVER WESTERN RAILWAY

20 Water Vending Machines (WVMs) installed over Mumbai Suburban section of Western Railway
37 more to be installed soon...
In order to make available potable RO processed drinking water easily available at affordable prices, Western Railway has installed 161 Water Vending Machines (WVMs) at stations o­n all six divisions under its jurisdiction. Out of these 20 such WVMs are installed over the Mumbai Suburban section from Marine Lines to Dahanu Road. The good news is that 37 more such machines will be installed soon o­n various suburban stations.

Ministry of Railways - Social Sector Obligations

 Indian Railways carries out certain transport activities which are uneconomic in nature but carried out in the larger interest of the society. Losses incurred on this account are termed as Social Service Obligation on Indian Railways.
Details of Social Service Obligation borne by Railways for the year 2015-16 are as under:

Ministry of Railways - Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras

As on date, approximately 188 Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras (YTSK) are functioning in Indian Railways.
With a view to expanding the facilities for issue of tickets (both reserved and unreserved), Ministry of Railways have allowed public private partnership in establishment and operation of computerised Passenger Reservation

Ministry of Railways - Rail Development Authority

 Government has approved formation of a Rail Development Authority (RDA) comprising Chairman and three Members. The objective underlying RDA is to get expert advice/make informed decision on :
(i) Pricing of services commensurate with costs.
(ii) Suggest measures for enhancement of Non Fare Revenue.

Ministry of Railways - Re-Development of Stations


   Indian Railways has advertised its plan to offer ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations on ‘as is where is’ basis for redevelopment by inviting proposals from interested parties with their designs and business ideas. The entire cost of station redevelopment is to be met by leveraging commercial development of land and air space in and around the station.

Ministry of Railways - Facilities at Railway Stations

              Improvement to Passenger amenities on Indian Railways (IR) is a continuous process. Present day passengers expect visible and qualitative improvement in public utilities and amenities provided at the Stations. With a view to meeting the expectations of the passengers, Indian Railways is making all out effort to provide improved facilities at the stations including those located in small cities/towns. Indian Railways has more than 8000 Stations. It has always been the endeavour of the Railways to provide adequate amenities to the passengers at the stations. Certain amenities are provided at the time of construction of new stations based on anticipated volume of traffic. Amenities are further augmented from time to time with growth in passenger traffic handled at stations, based on the felt need, expectations of the travelling public and availability of funds.
In the recent past Indian Railways has taken various steps to improve the services and facilitate the passengers, some of which are given below.
At stations:
i. Lifts and Escalators at the stations for facilitating movement across platforms.
ii. Battery Operated Vehicles for carrying passengers before/after the train journey,

Ministry of Railways -New Railway Projects


 Zone-wise details of Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Surveys (PETS) conducted during the Five Year Plan Period 2012-17 for new line projects are as tabulated below:-

Promotion of Clean Fuel in Railways

 Railways are taking the following several steps to promote use of clean fuels and reduce carbon emissions:

I. Use of B5 (5% Bio-Diesel) blends of bio diesel in the diesel locomotives.
II. Development of Common Rail electronic Direct Injection (CReDI) system.

Ministry of Railways - New Catering Policy in Railways

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Lok Sabha today that several indigenous sports such as Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Ball Badminton, Mallakhamb, Atya Patya, Sqay and Kalariyappattu are already supported under the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations. He said there is provision for need based financial assistance for preservation and

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE HIGH POWER COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE DUTY ROSTER


अब ट्रैकमैन और खलासी भी बनेंगे लोको पायलट और गार्ड

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Promotion to the post of Compilation Clerk in level 05th of 07th CPC Pay Matrix with GP 2800 in Medical Department

Promotion to the post of Compilation Clerk in level 05th of 07th CPC Pay Matrix with GP 2800 in Medical Department of SWR
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INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK: QUESTION BANK FOR SELECTION (rcs)-70%) FOR THE POS...

INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK: QUESTION BANK FOR SELECTION (rcs)-70%) FOR THE POS...: QUESTION BANK FOR SELECTION (rcs)-70%) FOR THE POST OF APO ( ASSISTANT PERSONNEL OFFICER ) IN GROUP 'B' (PERSONNEL) SERVICE FOR D...