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पत्रांक: 11पीआर/01/2022 प्रेस विज्ञप्तिदिनांक: 04.01.2022
NCR registers 16.5 % growth in originating freight loading by the end of third quarter of the financial year
NCR earned Rs.1418.62 crores of revenue through originating freight loading in the period from April-December
13.12% growth in originating revenue registered by NCR till the end of third quarter as compared to same period of previous financial year
1.75 million tonnes of cargo loaded in December
GM NCR conducted first safety, punctuality meeting of the New Year
Sustaining the momentum in the growth of originating loading, as the third quarter of 2021-22 closes, NCR registers a 16.5 % growth in its originating freight loading as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. Monetizing the figures in revenue terms, a growth of 13.12 % has been registered in the same period.
NCR loaded a total of 13.776 million tonnes during the period from April to December this year against a loading of 11.809 million tonnes during the corresponding period of last financial year. Revenue earned out of this outward loading during this period comes out to be Rs.1418.62 crores.
In the month of December 2021, 1.746 million tonnes of freight was loaded, which is best ever loading figure for any month in the current financial year. Total revenue earned by NCR in the month of December 2021 itself is 192.17 crores (approx).
During the weekly safety and punctuality meeting, chaired by General Manager Shri Pramod Kumar, above details were shared by the Principal Chief Operations Manager (PCOM) Shri Biplav Kumar. Shri Biplav Kumar lauded the efforts of Business Development Units of headquarter and the divisions for their proactive roles in attracting new traffic for NCR. Sharing the information, the PCOM informed that among the major commodities which showed an upward trend were cement, food grains and Petroleum oil lubricants. Container traffic too showed a 16.2% growth in loading as 2.08 million tonnes of containerized cargo was loaded during April to December this year as compared to 1.79 million tonnes of container traffic last year.
PCOM also informed about the new loading of fly as which started from Udaipura (Jhansi Division) and Bevara(Prayagraj Division).
DRM Prayagraj Shri Mohit Chandra informed that the new loading of HSD started from BPCL, Panki last month will attract good revenue for Railways and on an average, 50 rakes per month are expected to be loaded.
Speaking on the achievement, General Manager Shri Pramod Kumar congratulated the BDUs and all the officers and their team members. GM however expressed his concern over lagging behind the target set by Board. GM said that all necessary steps should be taken to step up the loading further and targets should be achieved. “Achievements are laudable, but we have to work harder to surpass the target set by the Railway Board for the financial year”, said the GM. “All Divisions must identify the potential locations from where new traffic can be captured and should work hard in that direction”, added Shri Pramod Kumar while interacting with the DRMs of Prayagraj, Jhansi and Agra who joined the meeting virtually.
In the beginning of the meeting, GM congratulated DRM Prayagraj and team of officers from Headquarter associated with the successful completion of electrification of Shikohabad-Mainpuri section.
General Manager also reviewed the progress of ongoing infrastructure works and urged that officers and staff need to work to their fullest potential for remaining three months of the financial year. All the Principal Heads of departments and senior officers from the three divisions joined through the video link.