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RANCHI




Ranchi Junction railway station, station code RNC, is the railway station serving the capital city of Ranchi in the Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Ranchi Station is also the headquarters of the Ranchi division of the South Eastern Railway.

Zone of the Indian Railway. The Ranchi Junction railway station is connected to most of the major cities in India by the railway network. 

Ranchi has trains running frequently to Delhi, Kolkata and Patna. The city is a major railway hub and has four major stations: Ranchi Junction, Hatia Station, Tatisilwai Station and Namkom Station.


Ranchi Junction is located close to the bus terminal and domestic airport providing transport to important destinations of Jharkhand. Automatic ticket vending machines 

have been installed to reduce the queue for train tickets on the station. 


The nearest airports to Ranchi Junction is: Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi. 


Passenger amenity details of Ranchi Station


Sl No

Details

Availability

1

Foot Over Bridge

Yes

2

Booking Windows

Yes

3

Enquiry Office

Yes

4

Public Address System

Yes

5

Digital Platform Clock (GPS based)

Yes

6

Wheel chairs

Yes

7

Cloak room

Yes

8

Refreshment Room

Yes

9

Identified as Adarsh

Yes

10

Developed as Adarsh

Yes

11

Tourist Facilities Center

Yes

12

Electronic Train Indication Board

Yes

13

ATMs

Yes

14

Food Plaza

Yes

15

Budget Hotel

Yes

16

Retiring Room

Yes

17

Enquiry Counter

Yes

18

NTES

Yes

19

IVRS

Yes

20

Parking / circulatory area with light

Yes

21

Water Vending Machine

Yes

22

Water Cooler

Yes

23

Modular catering stall

Yes

24

UTS

Yes

25

Pre-paid Taxi Service

Yes

26

Static Mobile Charging facility

Yes

27

ATVM ( Automatic Ticket Vending machine)

Yes

28

Waiting Room (with bathing facility) Upper class

Yes

29

Waiting Room (with bathing facility) Second class

Yes

30

Waiting Room for Ladies (Combined Upper & Second class)

Yes

31

Book Stalls / other stalls of essential goods

Yes

32

Washable apron with Jet cleaning

Yes

33

Signage (Standardized)

Yes

34

Pay & use Toilets on end platform & circulating area

Yes

35

AC VIP / Executive Lounge

Yes

36

Coin operated Ticket Vending Machine

Yes



Platform details (PF 1 & 1A, 2 &3, 4 & 5)

Sl No

Details

Availability

1

Seats

Available in all Platforms

2

Lavatory

Available in all Platform 1 & 1A

3

Urinal

Available in all Platform 1 & 1A

4

Fans

Available in all Platforms

5

Lights

Available in all Platforms

6

Vending Stalls

Available in all Platforms

7

CCTV Cameras

Available in all Platform 1, 1A, 2 & 3

8

Lift

Available

9

Escalator

Available in all Platform 1, 1A, 4 & 5

10

Coach Indication Board

Available in all Platform 1, 1A, 2 & 3




Station/Track Cleanliness of Ranchi Station 


Station /Track cleaning of Ranchi Station is done by M/s Annapurna Utility Services, Ranchi. 


List of Machines with quantity available are as follows: 


Sl No

Machines

Required Unit

1

High Jet Pressure (For Cleaning Aprons) 

6

2

Manual Sweeper (For sweeping at Patel chowk to station, RRB Office to Station, Mandir Chowk to Station where ride on road sweeper is in accessible).

2

3

Ride on Scrubber (For PF No.1 & 1A, 2 & 3 and 4 & 5 )

3

4

Single Disk Scrubber (For cleaning PF No.1 & 1A,2&3, 4&5 and all 4 offices at station building )

4

5

Walk Behind Auto Scrubber (For PF No.1 & 1A,2&3,4&5 and other 5 offices)

5

6

Wet & Dry Vaccum Cleaner (For cleaning PF No.1&1A,2&3,4&5 and 5 all offices at station building) 

5

7

Ride on Road Sweeper (For cleaning Patel chowk to Station, RRB 2 office to station, Mandir Chowk to Station) 

2

8

Cleano Indoor glass cleaning tool with telescopic handle.

4

8

Star Cleaner -T 10 (for cleaning stairs)

1

9

Escalator Cleaning ( for Escalator cleaning)

1

10

Skid Mounted litter Picking Machine with self propelled trolley (For 1 Railway Track)

1

11

Aluminium Dual Mast/Aluminium Alloy Lift Platform upto Suitable 3 hight.

3


Station cleaning is carried out round the clock with 105 nos. of cleaning staff and 06 nos. of supervisors

Sl No

Location

Activity

Type of Cleaning Equipment / Machines to be used

Minimum Frequency of Cleaning per Day ( Three Shifts)

1

Platforms : PF No. 1&1A, 2&3,4&5, Concourse

Dry Sweeping & Mopping, Scrubbing & Drying 

Ride on Scrubber, Single Disc Scrubber, Walk behind Auto Scrubber 

Once in each Shift

2

Washable Aprons of PF No. 1, 2&3, 4 from home signal to home signal

Water Jet Cleaning & Rag Picking 


Litter Picker Machine

Once in a day

High pressure water jet cleaner & manual picking 

Whenever a passenger train departs after stoppage or as soon as noticed 

3

Track Surface non washable apron of line no, 1A, 4,5 & 7 from home signal to home signal

Dry sweeping and rag picking

Litter Picker Machine

Once in a day

High pressure water jet cleaner & manual picking 

Whenever a passenger train departs after stoppage or as soon as noticed 

4

FOB with staircase and ramp

Dry Sweeping, Scrubbing & Drying 

Single Disc Scrubber and stair cleaner. 

Once in each Shift

Escalator

Cleaning

Escalator Cleaning Machine

Once in each Shift

5

2nd Waiting Hall ( Ladies & Gents), Upper Class waiting room

Dry Sweeping & Mopping , Scrubbing & Drying 

Walk behind Auto Scrubber & Single Disk Scrubber

Once in each Shift

6

Circulating area & Approach Road ( Patel Chowk to Station, RRB office to Station, Mandir Chowk to Station including garden in front of PRS office)

Sweeping & Cleaning

Ride on Road sweeper & Manual sweeper( where ride on road sweeper is inaccessible) 

Once in each Shift

7

All offices at station building including PRS. 

Dry Sweeping & Mopping, Scrubbing & Drying 

Walk behind Auto Scrubber & Single Disk Scrubber

Once in each Shift

8

All Drains in the whole geographical area of the station 

Cleaning, de-silting

Jet cleaning Machine & suitable manual labour 

Once in each Shift

9

All Big Drains & Manholes in the whole geographical area of the station 

Cleaning, de-silting

Sewer Suction cum jetting machine

Once Bi-monthly

10

Entire cleaning of Retiring room, Dormitories, TTE Rest Room. 

Dry Sweeping & Mopping, Scrubbing & Drying 

Walk behind Auto Scrubber & Single Disk Scrubber

Once in each Shift

11

Water Booths

Steam-cleaning and stain removing

Manual cleaning & high pressure jet machine

Once in each Shift

12

Cleaning of Glass Panes of doors and windows

Moping and Drying

Cleano Indoor Glass Cleaning Tool telescopic poles and window squeeze & washer 

Once in a day

13

Cleaning of all Boards , Electric Fittings and Signages 

Stain and cobweb removal

Dry vacuum cleaner machine

Once in a day

14

Cleaning of cob webs etc.

Cobweb removal 

Aluminium Dual Mast/Aluminium Alloy Lift Platform Telescopic Poles upto suitable heights. 

Once in a day

15

Station Area (Total area of the Platform and Lines) 

Rodent Control through Laying of Baits, Fumigation of Rat Burrows and Closing of Rat Burrows. 

Zinc Phosphide, Aluminium Phosphide and Bromadiolone Baits 

Once in a day

16

From Station Area to Municipal Area through Tractor 

Disposal of Garbage

Through Tractor 

Once in a week



Following Chemicals are used during cleaning 


Muriatic Acid, Sentrolla Liquid ( To be used with mechanized mopper), Colin 1 Lit bottle with spray nozzle, High power detergent (Liquid), EZE clean liquid, Bleaching Powder, Disinfectant Fluid, Odonil, Harpic, Naphthalene Balls, Room Air Freshener, Soap Bar, Liquid Soap etc.



Action plan for maintaining /improving cleanliness at stations 


  1. The integrated mechanized cleaning is already in operation which includes rag picking between home signals in the tracks and platform lines. 
  2. Attendance of contractual staff is done through biometric attendance system and frequent checks by inspecting officials are also done. 
  3. Real time Monitoring of cleaning through CCTV Camera is being done at Ranchi Station apart from inspecting officials. 
  4. Specific format for daily activity of station cleaning and surrounding as defined in the contract is being filled up daily by the agency jointly with CHI, CCI & SMR at Ranchi. Penalties are defined in the contract and imposed on the score of this filled up form. 
  5. In Compliance to Plastic and Solid Waste Management Rules-2016 at the stations including track within station limit (collection and segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste and their disposal etc.), 40 Pairs of dustbins will be provided at Ranchi station. 
  6. Green rating of Ranchi station as done at Guwahati station has been initiated. 
  7. Special Task force for removal of encroachment has been formed. Regular monitoring of encroachment is being done. 
  8. All 456 nos. encroachments have been removed in the year 2018-19. 
  9. All sorts of assistance are being provided by RPF during removal of un-authorized encroachment. 
  10. The major encroachment of a Hanuman Temple and one Durga Pandal at Ranchi station circulating area have been recently removed in last two months. 
  11. No New encroachment reported in the year 2018-19 till date. 
  12. Effluent is being discharged through a network of drains at Ranchi station and its circulating area into municipal drain.ETP (Effluent Treatment Plant) has been planned for Ranchi station. 
  13. The alternate source of energy using Solar panels on roof of Ranchi station will be provided. 
  14. One E-Toilet has been commissioned for public use at PF no.1 at Ranchi Station. Conversion of existing toilets in the Waiting Room to Bio – toilets / Eco-toilets will be done. Construction of one Pay & Use toilet (Ultra Modern Toilets Complex) has been started at new parking area on North side of Ranchi station. Bio – Toilets has been commissioned on the 2nd entry side of Ranchi station. Proper access road to 2nd entry side of Ranchi station to be constructed and commissioned by State Government as planned jointly with Railways.
  15. One bottle crushing machine has been installed at PF no. 1 at Ranchi station.
  16. The plastic bags and cups are already banned at Ranchi station.
  17. Regular monitoring is being done through CCTV cameras and by inspecting officials. 
  18. Weekly meeting will be held for effective implementation and management. 
  19. Provision for taking suggestion and grievance for eco-smart station RNC-RNC has been created on public webpage of SER (ecosmart.stn@ser.railnet.gov.in). 
  20. The rodent and pest control element of work is included in the mechanized cleaning contract pertaining to Ranchi station.
  21. Waste water is being discharged through system of drains into municipal drain. Individual septic tanks are available for sewage. One Water Re-cycling Plant will be provided. 
  22. Moreover, two rain water harvesting systems have been put in place covering entire Ranchi station and circulating area to trap and collect the rain water and recharge the ground water. 
  23. 1.06 lakh saplings have been planted till 31.12.2018 across the division out of which 2425 nos. saplings were planted at Ranchi. 
  24. Green grass cover has been laid on all the footpaths in the circulating area and a green carpet along with plantation of trees has also been done in front of the station building in it’s entire length. 
  25. Plantation of 250 trees is being planned in the ensuing monsoon. 
  26. Regular announcement at stations through Public Address system for public awareness campaign. 
  27. Screening of audio/videos relating to cleanliness and anti littering uses of dustbins avoiding plastics etc. is being done.
  28. Water audit of RNC station has been conducted. The requirement of water has 
  29. been assessed as 1879 KL per day and the same is being supplied.
  30. Energy audit of Ranchi station has been done and the recommendations have been implemented. 
  31. There are 82 Cameras installed in Ranchi station covering the concourse & platforms for monitoring of littering and a fine of Rs. 500/- is imposed on people identified of littering.


Clarification on “Polluter Pays” Principle and “Municipal Solid Waste Rules, 2016”

“Polluter Pays” principle may be implemented in situations where any person is found indulged in throwing/dumping garbage, waste including C & D waste, channelizing effluent, any other activity on railway land leading to damage the environment and result in pollution ( air, water and soil etc.) in such a situation, the compensation may be collected up to Rs. 5000/- as directed by Hon’ble Tribunal vide order dt. 18.03.15.


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For any type of Grievance / Suggestion / Feedback

Please Click on “Public Grievances” Link on Homepage of ser.indianrailways.gov.in - S. E. Railway Official Site

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Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 29-10-2020  


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