Shri D. K. Sharma. General Manager, Central Railway and Shri A. K. Jain, Commissioner of Railway Safety (Central Circle) along with Principal Heads of Departments and Shri Hitendra Malhotra, Divisional Railway Manager, Solapur Division conducted annual inspection of Solapur Division on 12.2.2018.
Shri D.K. Sharma, inspected the station including Crew Lobby, Running Room, TTE Rest Room Building and inaugurated RPF Barrack, Water Recycling Plant and planted trees, at Wadi Station. General Manager encouraged the officials to plant more trees in vacant railway area which plays a vital role in environment.
He inspected the Cognee bridge, gang unit, turnout and curve where he was given demonstration about e-socket testing confirmation system, Booking office and circulating area at Gulbarga & a successful speed trial of 120 KMPH was conducted between Martur and Gulbarga.
At Gulbarga, the GM inspected the station area, Foot over Bridge, Booking Office, etc. Earlier inaugurated Hindi Exhibition, Hindi Pustakalaya. The Sanitary Napkin dispenser and incinerator at Gulbarga too was inaugurated in Ladies waiting hall of Gulbarga station by two female employees of Gulbarga station. Later GM inspected the Crossing Gate between Gulbarga and Bablad stations.
At Ganagapur Road Shri DK Sharma inspected the Small Machines like Ultra Sonic Flaw Detector, Toe Load Measuring device, Digital Double Rail Tester, Digital Single Rail Tester that are used in track maintenance and repairs & keyman shoulder tool bag too was inspected. He also released a handbook in Hindi for keyman about information on usage and maintenance of these track maintenance items. GM also inspected staff quarters and staff amenities and interacted with staff to know about their well being at Gangapur Road.
Later at Dudhani a Nukkad Natak about awareness at level crossings were enacted by railway staff. It was widely appreciated by all. Such awareness programs help a lot in spreading awareness about safety.
At Solapur, Shri Sharad Bansode, Hon’ble MP met GM at solapur and discussed issues related to Railways and passenger amenities in solapur division. GM inspected the Hospital, Control Office etc. One set each of Sanitary Napkin dispenser and incinerator was inaugurated by female staff and a female passenger in ladies waiting room and ladies washroom at Solapur.
He also met the public representatives and union representatives and addressed the Media. The press conference was conducted by Sunil Udasi, CPRO Central Railway and attended by DRM Solapur, all PHODs, ADRM Solapur V K Nagar, Sr DCM Solapur and other Branch Officers.
General Manager lauded the efforts of DRM Solapur and his team of Solapur Division for maintaining the section very well and sanctioned many individual and group awards for meritorious work done by Staff and Officers of the Division.