Shri Subrat Kumar Maharana, RPF Constable of Bhubaneswar Railway Station of East Coast Railway has nominated to receive the Railway Minister’s Jeewan Raksha Padak for the year 2020.
Shri Maharana has saved a lady passenger who was trying to board Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express on 15th February 2020 fell down from the running train and her body was going to fall on Railway track within the gap of platform and train.
Due to alertness and prompt action by Shri Maharana, the lady passenger was picked up before falling on railway track. The incident had occurred at Platform Number – 01 of Bhubaneswar Railway Station at about 1720hrs (05.20p.m.) on 15th February, 2020.
The watchful observation and prompt action by Shri Maharana without caring to personal safety, the life of lady passenger was saved, which was highly appreciated in many fields including media.
East Coast Railway General Manager Shri Roop Narayan Sunkar congratulated Shri Maharana for his prestigious award and on duty alertness. Shri Maharana will receive a cash award of Rupees one Lakh.