North Central Railway
No. PR/NCR/04/2018Press ReleaseDate:03.04.2018
GM/NCR HOLDS FIRST SAFETY MEETING OF THE NEW FIANCIAL YEAR 2018-19: MOTIVATES OFFICERS TO GIVE MORE THAN 100% IN THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR (2018-19)
On 3rdApril, 2018, the first safety meeting of the new financial year was held in the Office of GM/NCR in the Vindhya Conference Hall, Chaired by GM/NCR Shri M.C. Chauhan. Present in the meeting were all the PHODs/CHODs of NCR and the DRMs of the three Divisions of NCR-Allahabad, Agra and Jhansi, who participated via videoconferencing. Speaking on the occasion GM/NCR congratulated all the three DRMs as well as PHODs/CHODs of NCR for a wonderful performance in the just-elapsed financial year 2017-18. He pointed out that there was an improvement of 57% in safety performance compared to financial year 2016-17, with no SPAD on NCR by Loco Pilots of NCR in the entire year. He said that this performance should motivate all the officers and staff to keep up the good work in the new financial year 2018-19. He went on to point out that besides safety, NCR has improved upon previous year’s performance in all important indices like loading, earnings and punctuality. “This sterling performance is due to the team effort of all the 65000 employees of NCR and, as officers, we have to be self-motivated and also motivate the staff at the grass-roots-level to deliver an even better performance in the new financial year” he added. The advice and motivation given by GM/NCR was welcomed with a round of applause by all the officers present in the meeting. CSO/NCR pointed out that action was needed to fill up safety category posts in the zone. on this GM/NCR advised that an integrated action plan to be drawn up for filling up those posts which can be filled up at the zonal level. It was decided in the meeting that unauthorized crossings across running tracks would be identified and neutralized on the system of NCR. In view of the rapidly rising summer temperatures, GM advised that all efforts should be made to do track works in such a manner so as to ensure that there is no buckling of rails due to rising temperature. It was decided that, in order to check unwarranted alarm chain pulling, trains and locations vulnerable to this menace would be identified and commercial & RPF staff would be specially deployed in such trains/locations to apprehend those indulging in unwarranted ACP. Reducing Loco Failures (especially in view of rising summer temperatures), reducing cases of Cattle Run Over (CRO), ensuring proper powering of trains by correct locomotives, reducing signal failures, reducing response and restoration time to a minimum in case of asset failures, imparting proper training to supervisors working in the field were the other subjects that came up for discussion.