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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
HON’BLE MPs OF DIVISIONAL COMMITTEE OF CHAKRADHARPUR AND RANCHI
HELD MEETING WITH GENERAL MANAGER
OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Kolkata, 15th September, 2022:
Hon’ble Members of Parliament (both from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha) of the Divisional Committee comprising of Chakradharpur and Ranchi Divisions of SER held a meeting with Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway at Jamshedpur today (15/09/2022). Altogether 10 Hon’ble MPs from Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha attended the meeting. The Divisional Committee Meeting was chaired by Sri Bidyut Baran Mahato, Hon’ble Member of Parliament.
The other Hon’ble Members of Parliament who attended the meeting were Sri Sunil Kumar Singh, Smt. Geeta Kora, Sri Sanjay Seth, Sri Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, Sri Nitesh Ganga Deb, Ms. Chandrani Murmu, Smt. Mamata Mohanta, Sri Samir Oraon and Sri Aditya Prasad.
Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway welcomed the Hon’ble Members of Parliament and thanked them for their consistent support and cooperation. Hon’ble MPs appreciated the overall performance of SER and assured their cooperation for the smooth functioning of the railway.
During the session, Hon’ble MPs advised the railway authority on various issues associated with train services, stoppages, cleanliness, expeditious completion of railway projects etc. for the benefit of the passengers. They have also offered their valuable suggestions for development of railway infrastructure over Ranchi and Chakradharpur Division. Hon’ble MPs laid emphasis on several passenger amenity works at different stations and restoration of Pre-Covid trains with usual stoppages. Discussions were also held on construction and completion of new lines, Road overbridges, underpass, increase in frequency of trains, extension of service, up-gradation of stations etc.
The General Manager apprised the Hon’ble MPs of the performance of South Eastern Railway, both in freight and passenger sector for the current financial year. GM said that freight loading is consistently showing an upward trend and SER is giving special emphasis on coal loading. She also highlighted the services in respect of passenger amenities and environment friendly measures adopted by South Eastern Railway. General Manager stated that the suggestions offered by the Hon’ble MPs for development of passenger amenities and railway infrastructure would be reviewed with paramount importance.
Sri Vijay Kumar Sahu, Divisional Railway Manager, Chakradharpur, Sri Pradeep Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Ranchi and Principal Head of the Departments of South Eastern Railway attended the meeting.