NFR celebrates 73rd Independence Day
Dimapur, Aug. 16 (EMN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) celebrated the 73rd Independence Day at its Maligaon Railway HQ complex, where Sanjive Roy, the general manager of NFR unfurled the national flag.
An update from the Chief Public Relations Officer of NFR issued on Aug. 16 informed that the general manager inspected the Railway Protection Force (RPF) contingents and Bharat Scouts & Guides.
The general manager is said to have highlighted on the need for having proper safety measures when the train is movingwhile informing that the normal position of 558 LC gates have been converted to “ Open to Road Traffic” position from “Closed to Road traffic” position for convenience of road vehicle users.
As part of the Green initiatives of the zone, Guwahati and Katihar stations obtained ISO certification by strictly adhering to various guidelines of the National Green Tribunal. The solar power generating capacity of NFR has also increased to 2388 kWp, the release further informed.
Also, the general manager is said to have awarded 9 railwaymen for their exemplary service extended during the year.
Later the General Manager alongwith members of NFR Womens Welfare Organisation (NFRWWO) is said to have visited NFR Central Hospital in Maligaon and distributed fruits to admitted patients.
The update further informed that the Independence Day was celebrated across all the five divisions of NFR viz. Tinsukia, Lumding, Rangiya, Alipurduar and Katihar, where each Divisional Railway Manager unfurled the national flag in presence of divisional railway officials and their family members.
Also, the NFR Construction headquarters complex of Maligaon celebrated the 73rd Independence Day with great enthusiasm. This was informed in a separate release from the Sr. PRO NFR Construction issued on Aug. 16.
NK Prasad , the General Manager of NFR Construction organisation is said to have unfurled the national Tri-colour followed by National Anthem and Rastriya salute.
The general manager is said to have briefed about the Construction organisation’s performance in the past and various plans for the future while reiterating that developing rail connectivity in the Northeast region has been the priority of the central government.
On the occasion, the general manager is also said to have awarded three officials i.e. Shamling Kamei, Deputy Chief Engineer/ Construction/ Co-Ordination/ Dibrugarh; Kuldip Deka, AEE/Planning/Maligaon and Nipul Medhi, SSE/ Bridge/ Construction/ Dibrugah for their exemplary works.