North Central Railway
No. 11PR/05/2020Press ReleaseDate: 26.06.20
Freight Customers meet organised on North Central Railway
Chaired by GM NCR & NR Sri Rajiv Chaudhry, meeting with major fright loaders organised through video Conference
On 26.06.20 a freight customer meet organised by North Central Railway. Chaired by GM NCR & NR Sri Rajiv Chaudhry this meeting organised through video conference was attended by all leading freight loading industries on NCR territory along with PCOM NCR Sri Ravi Valluri , PCCM NCR Sri M N Ojha , PCME NCR Sri Kundan Kumar , PFA NCR Sri Ajay Mathur , PCE NCR Sri Shrad Mehta , PCSTE NCR Sri Arun Kumar CCM FM NCR Smt. Anu Mani Tripathi, CFTM NCR Sri P K Ojha, Dy CCM Frt NCR Sri Jitendra Kumar besides Sr DOMs , Sr DCMs and Dy CTM from divisions.
Meeting was held with a view to improve facilities for loading andunloading and to find out ways and means to increase loading.
Meeting was attended by representatives of all leading industries under NCR jurisdiction like IOCL /Baad, HTPR/Rasoolpur , DCPG/Paricha, MJC/Chunar , KLPL/Panki, Ultratech cement & power house ,CONCOR etc. besides Chamber of Commerce representatives from Prayagraj and Kanpur .
CCM FM NCR Smt. Anu Mani Tripathi welcomed all participants in the meeting and informed on salient points of new policy of Indian Railways for increasing freight loading. CCM NCR Sri M N Ojha said that NCR has taken many steps and cooperation from industry side is needed to make up the shortfall in freight loading due to Covid-19.
In his address to participants, General Manger Sri Rajiv Chaudhry said that Railways is making all possible efforts to stimulate growth of country’s economy through sustained loading and freight train operations. He also informed that for meeting small and medium loading needs time tabled parcel services are being operationalized. He called upon industries to suggest ways and means to increase loading and advised NCR official for speedy disposal of all issues and grievances of freight loading industries.
With all Covid-19 related precautions, NCR as on 25.06.20 has loaded 2.79 million tonnes freight including 1.57 million tonnes petroleum and bitumen products ,310000 tonnes food grains, 400000 cement and 80000 tonnes fertilizer. In spite of Covid-19 pandemic, Agra division of North Central Railway loaded record 147 petroleum rakes from Baad depot in May-20. on front of parcel 727 tonnes parcel has been loaded till 25.06.20 including 177 tonnes medicines and medical goods.