Shri Manoj Joshi, GM, Kolkata Metro Railway reviews all o­n-going Metro projects

Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway inspected underground Sealdah Metro station along with Shri Manas Sarkar, MD KMRCL, Principal Head of Departments of Metro Railway and other senior officials of KMRCL in order to review the progress of the on-going works on 02.11.2021. 

  • Station commissioning works and installation of various equipment related to signalling, CCTV monitoring, Air-conditioning system, Air Handling Units.
  • Power-Supply, Platform Screen Doors, Tracks, passenger interchange points with Eastern Railway etc were inspected by Shri Joshi.
  • The General Manager held a detailed discussion with Shri Manas Sarkar MD, KMRCL, at the site. 
  • He expressed his satisfaction after inspecting the progress of the on-going works.
  • Commissioning of Sealdah Metro station to extend East-West Metro services up to Sealdah from Phoolbagan is being planned and works are progressing accordingly.
  • After completion of all the works, the Commissioner of Railway Safety will be requested to conduct his inspection for giving the final authorisation for starting commercial services up to Sealdah.
  • This extension of East-West Corridor up to Sealdah is going to benefit suburban passengers coming to Sealdah and going towards New Town.

Vendors Meet at Metro Rail Bhavan:

The Stores and Vigilance Departments of Metro Railway have jointly organised a Vendors Meet at Metro Rail Bhavan on 25.10.2021. Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway inaugurated this Meet by lighting the traditional lamp.

  • Emphasising on achieving self-reliance to ensure progress of the country, Shri Joshi called upon the trading and manufacturing sectors to come forward to make it a reality. 
  • Accountability and integrity are very much essential for achieving self-reliance, he remarked.
  • Smt Samhita Soren, Principal Chief Materials Manager welcoming all the guests and vendors said that in order to make an Atmanirbhar Bharat, Metro Railway has been encouraging Make In India initiative. 
  • She urged all the vendors to become reliable and creditable partners of Metro Railway.
  • Shri Subrata Dey, Deputy Chief Vigilance Officer with the help of PowerPoint presentation explained the procedure of Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informer (PIDPI) system.
  • An interactive session between Senior Officers of Metro Railway and vendors was also held during this meet.
  • It is to be noted that the theme of this year’s Vigilance Awareness Week is “Independent India 75: Self Reliance with Integrity”.

Source: Metro Railway Kolkata-Press Release

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