Analyze the root cause of problems and find out the solutions related to safety to ensure safety and punctuality in train operations, said Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR. He also advised the officials to trust the lower cadre to build the confidence and improve the work culture to work effectively. He conducted intensive review meeting on Safety, Punctuality and Freight loading etc., i.e., 18th December, 2017 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments. The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference.
Vinod Kumar Yadav conducted a detailed review of all the safety measures to be taken to ensure safe running of the trains. He discussed the factors hampering the Safety and punctuality on the zone including minor incidents like yard derailments, signal failures, Level crossing gate open incidences and Loco failures etc., The General Manager also reviewed all the ongoing and pending works pertaining to passenger amenities and bridge works and other infrastructural works etc and instructed the officials to speed up the works to achieve the target.
The General Manager indicated the DRMs to make advance loading program to meet the demands in supply of the wagons for loading Cement, Sand, Lime stone and Coal etc. Further he instructed the branch officials to work with co-ordination of the adjacent zonal officials to overcome the issues like loco shortages etc. He instructed the officials to re-engage the retired employees on contract basis as per feasibility in commercial department to fill-up the gap of shortage of ticket checking staff to curb the ticket less travel.
John Thomas, Additional General Manger; K.V.Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer; N. Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager; M.G.Sekharam, Principal Chief Commercial Manager; Arjun Mundiya, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer; Vijay Agrawal, Principal Chief Administrative Officer (Construction); V.M.Srivastava, Principal Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer; A.A.Phadke, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; D.K.Singh, Chief Safety Officer; P.K.Sangewar, Principal Chief Material Manager; N.V. Ramana Reddy, Principal Chief Personnel Officer; Dr. K.H.K.Dora, Principal Chief Medical Director and Sanjay Sankrityayan, Chief Security Commissioner were amongst the officials present.