Hyderabad, Apr 15 : South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Gajanan Mallya on Monday stated that the commendable performance achieved by the Zone during the financial year 2018-19 will be credited to the staff and officers South Central Railway.
The General Manager was addressing a big gathering of Railway Officers, Staff and their family members at the 64th Railway Week celebrations held at Rail Kalarang, Bhoiguda, Secunderabad on Monday to commemorate the first train run on Indian soil.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Mallya said that SCR has recorded outstanding performance and reinforced its credentials as the best Zone on Indian Railways.
The Zone registered a highest ever freight loading of 122.5 Million Tonnes during the 2018-19 financial year, which is up by 19 per cent as compared to the previous year. Earnings from freight transportation have crossed the Rs 10,000 crores for the first time, he added.
In terms of Passenger traffic, the Zone has carried 383 Million of originating passengers which is an increase of 4 Million passengers when compared to the previous year. The Zone has recorded remarkable performance with originating earnings of Rs.15, 640 Crores which is a significant 15 per cent increase over the previous financial year, the SCR GM said.
GM’s over all best performance efficiency shield presented to Secunderabad &Vijayawada Divisions jointly. The General Manager also presented 33 Zonal Level Efficiency Shields to various Departments & Divisions.UNI