Eastern Railway’s Malda division launches mission “SUDHAAR” to provide an overall improvement in various sectors

An initiative- Mission “SUDHAAR” (Service Up-gradation, Decongestion & Holistic Action for Amenities Restoration) is launched over Malda Division by Sri Vikas Chaube, DRM/Malda.

More Details:

  • Mission launched through S.I.G (Service Improvement Group) to provide an overall improvement in the sector of cleanliness, littering, curbing ticketless travel, organized traffic flow & parking, station upkeep & service quality monitoring etc.
  • Under this mission several activities are being undertaken to upgrade the service provided by Eastern Railway over Malda Division. Special emphasis is given in the field of ticket checking.
  • As a part of this mission, an intensive ticket checking drive has been started w.e.f. 09.11.2022 (Thursday) o­nwards.
  • The drive is being conducted over Malda Town-New Farakka, Bhagalpur-Sabour, Bhagalpur-Tikani, Bhagalpur-Barahat sections to minimize ticketless travel under supervision of Assistant Commercial Managers along with Commercial Inspectors, RPFs and Ticket checking staff of Malda Division.
  • During the last 05 (five) days of this drive from 09.11.2022 to 16.11.2022, a total 2,733 passengers were apprehended while travelling without tickets/improper tickets, unbooked luggage, littering etc.
  • An amount of ₹20,55,905/- was realised as fare & fine. As per extant rule, ticketless travellers are required to pay base fare plus ₹250/- towards compounding action as fine.
  • The main objective of the drive was to ensure that no person should travel in Railways without a proper ticket and this will also definitely help in curbing the menace of ticketless travel.

Source: Eastern Railway- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): Eastern Railway