To commemorate the advent of the first train on Indian soil in April 1853 between Bombay & Thane, East Coast Railway observed the 62ndRailway Week this evening. Shri Umesh Singh, General Manager, East Coast Railway & Smt. Madhulika Singh, President, East Coast Railway Womens’ Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO) graced the occasion as Chief Guest & Guest of Honour respectively. Shri Rajiv Sharma, Addl. General Manager also graced the occasion.
Addressing Railway men & their family members, Shri Singh, complimented the Railway men for the determination and devotion to their duties with a progressive attitude and for their valuable contribution. General Manager also asked the Railway men to continue their efforts to make ECoR the best zone in Indian Railways.
Merit awards and Shields were handed over to various officers & staff for outstanding performance. Waltair Division received the Overall Efficiency Shield for overall performance in different fields. Visakhapatnam Station received Best major Clean Station Shield and Mahasamund Station received Best Small Clean Station Shield.
Shri Debaraj Panda, Sr. Dy. General Manager welcomed the Guests and spoke on the importance of Railway Week Celebrations. Shri Tatwadarsi Sahoo, Dy. General Manager offered vote of thanks on this occasion.