DFCCIL celebrates its 13th Foundation Day

Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways & Coal awarding Jaipur Unit represented by CGM Shri C.L. Meena for the best performance in the Western Corridor. Shri Ashwani Lohani CRB & Chairman, DFCCIL (3rd from right), Shri Anurag Sachan, MD, DFCCIL, (5th from right), Shri Vishwesh Chaube Member (Traffic), Railway Board (3rd from left), Shri Girish Pillai, Member (Traffic), Railway Board (2nd from right), Shri Anshuman Sharma Director/PP (1st from right), Shri N.K. Shukla, Director/OP & BD (1st from left) and Shri D.S. Rana Director/Infra (2nd from left) are present on the dias.

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) celebrated its 13th Foundation Day on 10.11.2018 in Air Force Auditorium Subroto Park, New Delhi.The glittering function was hosted by Shri Anurag Sachan, Managing Director DFCCIL amid the
august presence of chief guest Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways & Coal, and the gracious presence of Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board. An array of senior officers from Railway Board, DFCCIL, PSUs, World Bank & JICA, Stakeholders and representatives from Electronic and Print Media attended the event.

Addressing the gathering, Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways & Coalextolled the rapid strides made by DFCCIL in the recent past and expressed confidence of completion of project withindefined time line of March, 2020, he also added that creation of
more Dedicated Freight Corridors are on future road map to enhance freight carrying capacity of Indian Railway to higher pedestal.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board and Chairman DFCCIL, enunciated that consolidation, growth and reforms are the three crucial areas in which Indian Railways are working on. He praised that Dedicated Freight Corridors are
ushering in a paradigm change in Indian Railwaysand asserted that DFCCIL will not only meet but also surpass the targets. Shri Anurag Sachan, MD, DFCCIL, while addressing the august gathering on this occasionprofusely recognised the dynamic leadership and continuous support of Shri PiyushGoyal under which DFCCIL has achieved phenomenal growth in last four years.

He also highlighted the fact that during the last one-year, DFCCIL had excelled in all spheres like procurement, Capex, progress of ongoing works and land acquisition. He recalled that DFCCIL has many firsts to its credit like the mechanized track laying machines which have already laid 1600 kms of track. Shri Anurag Sachan informed that in the next few months 777 km of track in Eastern & Western Dedicated Freight corridors are to be laid. He said that DFCCIL would like to be remembered as an agent of transformation in the transport sector of India.

Source – DFCCIL