पत्रांक: 11पीआर/06/2021 प्रेस विज्ञप्ति दिनांक:05.06.2021
Plantation program organised at NCR HQ
World Environment Day celebrated over North Central Railway
Today on 05.06.2021 the World Environment Day was celebrated over North Central Railway. Various events were organized signifying this years theme “Ecosystem Restoration with a special focus on creating a good relationship with nature”.. over the zone.
A tree plantation program was organized at North Central Railway headquarter office in the august presence of Shri Ranjan Yadav, Additional General Manager, North Central Railway. Shri Yadav along with other Principal Heads of Departments of NCR planted saplings at NCR headquarter office premises.
Today the General Manager’s message on World Environment Day was also widely distributed among employees which states “NORTH CENTRAL RAILWAY as an environment friendly Railway has taken many initiatives towards the betterment of environment.
On Energy management front many steps have been taken by N.C Railway. 11 MWp of solar plants have been provided over N C Railway.10.43 Million Units of renewable energy has been generated during 2020-21. 338 Stations, 265 office buildings, 02 work Shops & 26000 Staff quarters provided with LED luminaries. Rs 4.99 crores were saved in energy bill.
on Water Management front N. C. Railway has carried out Water audit at 18 major and medium category stations.05 nos. Water Recycling Plant of 2.6 MLD installed capacity are working at stations - Prayagraj, Agra, Jhansi, Kanpur & Gwalior. 27 locations of Rain Water Harvesting have been commissioned. 01 no. STP of 50000 LPD capacity has been commissioned at HQ office Subedarganj. This has resulted in saving of fresh water. ETP/STPs are being provided at Central Hospital and Running room at Prayagraj.
North Central Railway has taken steps on Solid waste management and other fronts. At 24 major and medium category stations of NCR, the solid waste generated is being segregated before disposal. 30 major railway stations of N C Railway are being developed as Eco smart stations with ISO 14001 certification. DRM/AGC office Building & Divisional Hospital Agra have been certified Green with Gold rating. Total 11,42,555 nos. saplings have been planted during 2020-21. Bureau of Energy efficiency awarded (4 star rating) to GM/NCR Office building. 03 nos. Air Quality Index Monitor installed and commissioned at Prayagraj station, Prayagraj HQ campus, DRM office Agra Cantt.
North Central Railway is working with responsibility towards environmental issues and I am confident that N C Railway will be able to contribute towards the sustenance and enrichment of our ecosystem.”
Similar events including plantation drives, webinars, various competitions etc were orgainsedthrough out all the three divisions of zone following all due Covid protocols