Jhansi Division got Best Division and Prayagraj Division got Overall improvement shield
Prayagraj Junction got the Best Station Certificate
RSK Sithauli Workshop got the best Workshop shield
Railway week award function presided over by Shri Pramod Kumar, General Manager, North Central Railway was organised on the occasion of 67th Rail Week, at North Central Railway Headquarters .
General Manager North Central Railway Shri Pramod Kumar and President North Central Railway Women's Welfare Organization, Smt. Poonam Kumar were welcomed by Chief Personnel Officer Shri Awadhesh Kumar, on arrival at the venue.
The program started with the lighting of lamp by General Manager North Central Railway Shri Pramod Kumar and President of North Central Railway Women Welfare Organization Smt. Poonam Kumar. on this occasion, colorful cultural programs full of folk dances were presented by the cultural team of North Central Railway and the child artists. First in the series of cultural programs - welcome song, followed by Ganesh Vandana, Mahishasur Mardani dance, Katai folk dance, Ghar Aao Pardesiya dance and Badhaai folk dance were presented.
155 outstanding railway personnel were awarded on the occasion, including a group award. Apart from this, their performance was appreciated by providing running shields to all the three divisions, factories, hospitals and other units. General Manager also distributed the certificates and medals to 08 awardees of 66th National Rail Awards. This included, Shri Shyam Lal, Loco Pilot / Mail, Shri Vishnukant Tiwari Dy FA&CAO / Construction, CMLR and Wagon Repair Workshop, Jhansi, Shri Dilip Kumar Rajput-Sr DSTE/ Signal, Shri Shashikant Tripathi Sr DOM / Coordination, Mohd. Javed Akhtar - Deputy Chief Engineer / Construction, Shri Gaurav - Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, Shri Bhuvnesh Singh - Senior Divisional Engineer / Central, Shri Dilip Singh Meena - Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer.
In his address on this occasion, the General Manager, while congratulating all the attendees and the award recipients, said, “I warmly congratulate all of you on this occasion and despite all the oddities, the records made by North Central Railway. Congratulations to all of you for the achievements."
He further said, “No doubt all of us railway personnel are extremely proud of the glorious development journey of 169 years of Indian Railways. Over the years, Railways have traveled a long and pleasant journey, adapting with the times. It has updated itself by all kinds of latest technology and has achieved a commendable position in the field of freight transportation and passenger facilities. In order to take Indian Railways to this point of progress, all our hardworking railway workers have made incomparable and tireless contribution in every situation.
To express our gratitude towards the remarkable contribution made by all the railway personnel of North Central Railway, today, on the occasion of this annual railway function, we have gathered to reward our hardworking and committed railway personnel for the excellent work performed by them. It is expected from these award-winning railwaymen that their performance and efforts will improve further in future. I am sure that these railway employees will inspire their other colleagues as well.”
Referring to the aspects of staff welfare and Human Resource Management, Shri Pramod Kumar said that, “Keeping in mind the improvement in the quality of work, 24,462 railway employees were given training during last year. A total of 1279 complaints received through various channels (CPGRAMS, NIVARAN, MP/VIP/Rly.Board) have been resolved during this period, which is 96.73 per cent of the total complaints received. During the year 2021-22, a total of 8211 employees were given the benefit of promotion through selection, suitability and trade test and during this compassionate appointment was given to the dependents of 523 railway employees.
Contracts have been signed with 48 private hospitals for better medical facility to railway employees. Railway Women's Welfare Organization has always played an active role in helping the needy railway workers and tried to make their lives better. Education is also being provided by the Women's Welfare Organization to the children of the railway family through the primary schools. Creche is also being operated by NCRWWO at the headquarters, which is benefitting the women employees. I take this opportunity to appreciate the welfare work of NCRWWO.
The Division wise shield details are as follows---
Jhansi Division – Best Division Shield, Best Divisional Accounts Shield, Clean Station Shield – Khajuraho Station, Running Room Shield – Jhansi Division, Traction Distribution Shield, Inter Divisional Medical Shield, Best Coaching Rake Cup, Operating Department Efficiency Shield, Safety Efficiency Shield, Best Divisional Shield in Establishment Works, Signal Efficiency Shield, Stores Efficiency Shield - General Stores Depot, Jhansi,
Agra Division - Commercial Shield, Work Horticulture Shield, Rolling Stock Efficiency Shield, Punctuality Improvement Shield, Scrap Collection Shield, Rajbhasha Shield, Sports Shield.
Prayagraj Division - Overall Improvement Shield, Best Station Certificate - Prayagraj Junction, Prayagraj Division, Rail Path (Track) Shield, Bridge Shield, Overall Engineering Efficiency Shield, Electric Loco Shed Shield, General Service & Energy Efficiency Shield, Electricity Department Efficiency Shield , Best Health Unit Shield - Subedarganj Health Unit, Best Coaching Depot Cup, Freight Operations Shield, Security Efficiency Shield, Passenger Safety Shield, Telecom Efficiency Shield, Public Relations Shield.
Apart from this, the best Workshop Shield - Sithauli Workshop, Gwalior, Best Workshop Rajbhasha Shield - Sithauli Workshop, Construction Department Efficiency Shield - Deputy Chief Engineer/Construction, Agra, Workshop Efficiency Shield – CMLR, Workshop Jhansi, Work Efficiency Shield - NCRPU, Best Hospital Shield - Central Hospital, Prayagraj.
On this occasion, Additional General Manager North Central Railway Shri Ranjan Yadav along with all the Principal Heads of Departments, Divisional Railway Managers of all the three divisions, Chief Workshop Managers and officers & employees of Headquarters and Division were present.