SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GENERAL MANAGER INAUGURATES LIQUID MEDICAL OXYGEN STORAGE TANK, INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT & COMMENCEMENT OF WORK OF RAILWAY QUARTERS
Kolkata, 1st November, 2021:
Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway inaugurated Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) Storage Tank, Integrated Solid Waste Management Project and commencement of work of Railway Quarters at SER Headquarters, Garden Reach, Kolkata today (01/11/2021). Sri Atulya Sinha, Additional General Manager, Sri Umesh Kumar Varine, Principal Chief Engineer, Dr. Mihir Kr. Choudhury, Principal Chief Medical Director and other Senior Officers and Staff of SER were present on the occasion.
The LMO Storage Tank with capacity of 13KL installed at SER Central Hospital, Garden Reach is a major initiative by SER for various use of medical oxygen for treating patients as well as COVID affected persons. The total cost of the LMO Storage Tank installation project is Rs.43.49 lakhs.
Integrated Solid Waste Management Project has been completed at a cost of Rs.92.5 lakhs. The project involves door to door collection of waste and segregation of waste into bio-degradable waste, dry waste and domestic hazardous waste. Bio-degradable waste will be converted to bio-gas and compost. This will reduce 80% of LPG consumption at SER Central Hospital Kitchen. The project will also reduce waste dumping at Dhapa Landfill Sites by1050 tonnes per year.
The work for 12 units of Type-V Railway Quarter at SER North Colony, Garden Reach has also been commenced today. The proposed G+VI residential quarters will fulfil the long standing demand of railway employees at the headquarters.