SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
RAILWAY MINISTER APPRECIATES THE BEAUTIFICATION OF SER STATIONS
Kolkata, 13th July, 2018:
Sri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways conferred the certificate of excellence to Sri Sibram Bauri, an artist and Chief Ticket Inspector of Adra Division under South Eastern Railway for Painting of Foot Over Bridge of Purulia, Joychandi Pahar and Barabhum Stations at an Award Function held at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi on 12th July, 2018. The function was attended by Sri Rajen Gohain, Hon,ble Minister of State of Railways, Sri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board, Members of Railway Board and other Senior Railway Board officials.
The art mural paintings at Purulia, Joychandipahar and Barabhum stations have got much appreciation amongst passengers and local people. The beautiful paintings created on the stairs of stations was an imagination of Sri Sibram Bauri based on the local rich heritage, art and cultures. Artist, Bauri also created the the beautiful picturesque view of famous Joychandi Hill on the staisr of Foot Over Bridge at Joychandipahar Station.
The objectives and motives of these art creations on the stairs of Foot Over Bridges at stations are to attract the rail users and passengers to maximize the use of Foot Over Bridges so that accidents can be neutralized and it also helps in maintaining the cleanliness of the stations.