पत्रांक: 11पीआर/05/2021प्रेस विज्ञप्तिदिनांक:20.05.2021
DFC needs to be mainPace of tained despite COVID: GM
GM/NCR holds a review meeting with DFFCIL
General Manager NCR Shri V.K. Tripathi holds a virtual review meeting with DFCCIL authorities and reviewed theprogress of DFC works. The meeting was attended by MD DFCCIL Shri R.K. Jain along with other officers of DFCC.
General Manager emphasized that the targets fixed and deadlines already committed needs to be honoured and should not get affected on account of the pandemic. He expressed his satisfaction that this period has well been utilised in completion of paper work like approvals of Engineering Scale Plans, Signal interlocking plans etc. He further laid stress that all such procedural formalities should be taken up and completed so that overall targets may not get bursted.
DFC stretch between New Bhaupur and new Khurja has already been commissioned with goods train started running in this section. Now, the efforts are being made to open the balance section in NCR at the earliest. In this regards, it was informed by Prayagraj division that the work of construction of 132KV of transmission line between Prayagraj and Pt DeenDayal Upadhyay section is almost completed.
Chief Bridge Engineer Shri Narendra Singh presented a PPT and informed about the progress of RUBs and ROBs to be constructed. GM instructed that the work of insertion of girders should be completed before monsoon.
Issue of communication between stations of DFC and control rooms of Railway was also discussed and it was assured by the DFC authorities that all the stations of DFC stretch between New Bhaupur and New Khurja has been connected to control room Tundla and if required, further communication will be provided as per NCR’s requirement.
Emphasis was given on early opening of Rooma-Shujatpur section of DFC and it was assured by the DFCCIL that it well get started by October 2021. Principal Chief Engineer NCR shri S.K. Mishra instructed Prayagraj Division to expedite necessary approvals and provide all assistance required by DFCCIL to adhere to the target.
Another major issue discussed was regarding a Rail Flyover at Dadri which will connect Indian Railway system with DFC at upcoming Boraki yard. GM instructed to take it on priority so that stretch of DFC between Khurja and Dadri may be started at the earliest.
Issue of remodelling of PrayagrajChheoki along with commissioning of additional platform at PrayagrajChheoki and third line between Naini and PrayagrajChheoki was also discussed and it was decided that the work should be completed by December 2021.
General Manager said that although these are tough times but the pace of infrastructure works should not get hampered on account of COVID. Necessary modifications in activities may be planned to get the entire project meet the deadlines. He further emphasized that all necessary precautions regarding COVID must be taken on work sites and instructions issued by local administration should be followed.
The meeting was attended by Principal head of the departments NCR, DRM Prayagraj along with other concerned officers of Prayagraj Division.