North Central Railway
No. 11PR/02/2020Press Release Date: 14.04.2020
Amidst its fight against Covid-19 ,North Central Railway remembered great contribution of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 129th birth day
North Central Railway surpassed 100000 downloads of ArogyaSetu App by Railway fraternity -Targets figure of 1.25 lakhs download to keep Covid-19 at bay
In house production of coverall to start at Gwalior and Jhansi Workshop .Sample following approved methodology of Jagadri workshop prepared at Gwalior
1.North Central Railway remembered Bharat Ratna BabaSahebBhim Rao Ambedkar on his 129 birthday .Amid lockdown when most of the officials are working from home and conducting meetings through video conference etc, General Manager NCR and NR Shri Rajiv Chaudhry highlighted role of Baba Saheb in shaping Indian Society and Contitution through message to all officials and during the daily video conference held with Senior officials of North Central and Northern Railway and DRM from divisions . Shri Chaudhry said that initatives taken by DrBhim Rao Ambedkar influenced various spheres of life in great way and transformed the way India look today . All officers present in the VC paid their tribute toDrBhim Rao Ambedkar. Different unions and associations also paid homage to Baba SahebAmbedakar on his 129th birth anniversary while observing social distancing protocols.
2.Hon’ble PM in his address to nation on 14.04.20advised everyone to download ArogyaSetu app as a protective measure against COVID-19. Railway Board have also advised that ArogyaSetu developed by Ministry of Ayushis quite helpful in fight against COVID-19 to students, faculty/teacher Railway employees and their Railway families. Further it is was informed that Ministry of Ayush has also developed a protocol for immunity boosting measures for selfcare for Railway Servants and their family members. General Manager Shri Rajiv Chaudhry had also been stressing regularly for maximizing download of this app by Railway fraternity as a result of which more than 100000 Railway employees and family members are alreadyregistered for this app in NCR . North Central railway has set an ambitious target of 125000 downloads of this useful app by its employee and their family members to keep threat of Covid-19 at bay . Link for download of this useful app is :
3.North central railway has been a leading zonal railway to produce inhouse reusable face cover and sanitizer. Now it has decided to take up production of coverall using specified fabric, stitching procedure, sealant to make it impermeable by following quality assurance plan (QAP) issued by Jagadhari workshop which has already taken up bulk production after sample prepared by Northern Railway Workshop was approved by DRDO Gwalior . on North Central Railway required fabric and other materials are already arranged and first sample has been successfully prepared by Jhasi workshop and Rail springKarkhanaSithauli (Gwalior) with combined efforts on 14.04.20. NCR will now take up bulk production of Coverall, the most important part of PPE at Gwalior &Jhansi and has targeted to make 2000 Coverall in first phase which will further scaled up to meet requirement of this critical PPE item .