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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
HON’BLE MPs OF DIVISIONAL COMMITTEE OF KHARAGPUR AND ADRA HOLD MEETING WITH SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Kolkata, 17th February, 2021:
The meeting of the Divisional Committee comprising of Hon’ble Members of Parliament both from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha under jurisdiction of Kharagpur and Adra Divisions of South Eastern Railway was held at Kolkata this morning (17/2/2021). The Divisional Committee Meeting was chaired by Sri Dilip Ghosh, Hon’ble Member of Parliament.
The other Hon’ble Members of Parliament who attended the meeting were Sri Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt of India, Sri Prasun Banerjee, Sri Kunar Hembram, Smt. Manjulata Mandal, Smt. Mamata Mohanta, Sri Sunil Kumar Mondal, Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Sri Jyotirmay Singh Mahato and Sri Chandra Prakash Choudhary.
Sri Sisir Adhikari, Sri Dibyendu Adhikari and Sri Bishweswar Tudu joined the meeting through video conferencing. The Hon’ble MPs offered their valuable suggestions for overall development of South Eastern Railway.
Hon’ble MPs praised the developmental works undertaken by Railways for all sections of the society. They also mentioned about the dedicated service of the railway employees during the lockdown and post lockdown period especially in running of Parcel Express Trains carrying essential commodities and Shramik Special Trains for bringing back the migrant workers to their home states during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hon’ble MPs held discussions on various issues associated with train services, stoppages, passenger facilities, cleanliness, expeditious completion of railway projects, etc. for the benefit of the passengers. Hon’ble MPs of the Divisional Committee of Kharagpur and Adra Divisions assured their cooperation for the smooth functioning of the railway
Sri Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, General Manager, South Eastern Railway while welcoming the Hon’ble Members of Parliament highlighted the services rendered by South Eastern Railway to its users in respect of passenger amenities, resumption of trains in post lockdown period, running of special trains, status of ongoing projects etc. General Manager also stated that the suggestions offered by the Hon’ble MPs for development of passenger amenities and railway infrastructure would be reviewed with proper importance.
The meeting was attended by the Divisional Railway Manager, Kharagpur & Adra and all the Principal Head of the Departments of South Eastern Railway.
The necessity of holding this kind of High Level Meeting is to have direct communication between railway administration and the Hon’ble MPs for exchange of information and innovative ideas to improve passenger amenities, safety and security and to sustain the confidence of travelling public as well as rail users.