दक्षिण पूर्व रेलवे
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
MASSIVE CLEANLINESS & SANITISATION DRIVE
BY SER TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19
Kolkata, 15th July, 2020:
Keeping in view the rapid spread of COVID-19 infection, South Eastern Railway has undertaken massive Cleanliness & Sanitization Drive at Railway Offices, trains, station premises and other railway establishments. Every possible precautionary measures have been adopted by South Eastern Railway to provide disinfected infrastructures and clean environment to the employees for performing their regular duties. Cleaning staff have been engaged to spray disinfectant within the railway office premises, other establishments particularly on the platforms and railway areas. Arrangements have also been made to clean the coaches using disinfectant during sanitization process. Regular cleaning, sanitization & disinfection of all offices, stations, depots, colonies, control offices etc have been made mandatory over SER’s jurisdiction. This intensive cleanliness and sanitization drive is being monitored at apex level. The employees who are engaged in this mission are advised to maintain social distancing and use face covers. Thermal screening of all staff is being carried out daily and they are also counseled to adopt health safety measures. Mass awareness campaigns are conducted following the Covid-19 Guidelines.
The frontline staff including Loco Pilots, Guards, Station Managers, Yard Masters, Controllers, Traffic Inspectors etc are on round the clock duty for maintaining uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to different parts of the country through Parcel Express trains and Freight trains. They are also involved in running of Special trains transporting passengers on different routes. These frontline Staff have been given face masks, sanitizers, soaps and gloves to safe guard themselves from the deadly pandemic. Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and other health care personnel have also been provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) produced in-house. Employees and stakeholders without face covers are not being allowed to enter railway offices and premises. South Eastern Railway is determined to continue with regular cleaning and sanitization process and ready to combat any adverse situation during the pandemic.