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पत्रांक: 11पीआर/08/2021 प्रेस विज्ञप्ति दिनांक: 03. 08. 2021
NCR registers a growth of 8% in originating freight loading in July
Full potential needs to be tapped through rigorous marketing and providing best facilities to the merchants: GM NCR
NCR’s freight loading in the month of July 2021 showed an improvement of 8% as compared to July 2020. NCR loading figures touched 1.48 million tonnes (mt) in July 2020. on a cumulative basis in Financial Year 2021-22, NCR originating loading from April to July has been 5.8 mt as against 4.62 million tonnes in the same period in 2020, an increase of 24.89 %.
On the other hand, corresponding revenue earned by NCR in the first four months of current financial year touches 579.02 crores, against earnings of 495.24 crores in the corresponding period of previous year, an increase of almost 17%.
Among the major commodities which contributed in the growth in the month of July are cement, fertilizers, ballast, food grains and DOC. An important traffic of cement from ICD Dadri has been captured recently by NCR. Container traffic however showed a minor dip this month.
As a result of aggressive marketing through various incentive schemes and improvement in infrastructure undertaken in various goods shed, NCR is able to attract more traffic to be carried through rails.
While addressing his introductory meeting with top officers of NCR on Monday, General Manager NCR Shri Pramod Kumar discussed the loading performance and urged that NCR has more potential to perform and this potential needs to be tapped. Shri Kumar further advised that last six months loading performance should be analyzed and all around efforts should be made to surpass the monthly average figures thus received.