उत्तर मध्य रेलवे
उत्तर मध्य रेलवे
पत्रांक:11पीआर/02/2022प्रेस विज्ञप्तिदिनांक : 02.02.2022
1.72 million tonnes of cargo loaded by NCR in January
NCR registers 15.75% growth in originating freight loading during ongoing financial year
NCR earned Rs.1599.92 crores of revenue through originating freight loading in the period from April-January
12% growth in originating revenue registered by NCR during ongoing financial year as compared to the same period of previous financial year
Sustaining the momentum in the growth of originating loading, as the opening month of the New Year closes, NCR registers an 8.8 % growth in its originating freight loading this January as compared to January 2021. During January 2022, NCR loaded 1.72 million tonnes of cargo while attracting the revenue of Rs. 181.3 crores. During January 2021, NCR loaded 1.58 mt while attracting originating freight revenue of 175.48 crores.
NCR loaded a total of 15.49 million tonnes during the period from April to January this financial year against a loading of 13.39 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.1599.92 crores. The growth in revenue terms during the financial year comes to be around 12% as compared to the corresponding period of previous year.
While sharing the above details, Principal Chief Operations Manager (PCOM) 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 and Petroleum oil lubricants among others.
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 and on the dip shown in foodgrain loading. 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.