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Rail Projects On Early Completion

Bhubaneswar: Railway Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) VK Tripathi on Monday asked senior officials of East Coast Railway (ECoR) to take steps for early completion of all ongoing projects in its jurisdiction.

Mr.Tripathi issued this instruction while holding a review meeting here at East Coast Railway Headquarters with the General Manager (in-charge) Sharad Kumar Srivastav, Divisional Railway Manager, Khurda Road, Rinkesh Ray and other Principal Heads of the Departments of ECoR.

During the review meeting, different infrastructure and train traffic related issues were discussed. The Chairman also advised officials to increase the speed of passenger carried trains over East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction. Apart from this, he stressed on early completion of ongoing projects and increase in revenue, officials said.

During his visit to Odisha, Mr.Tripathi inspected the Railway Developmental Works at Paradip on Monday morning and took stock of various developmental activities of Railways in connection with traffic facilities and hassle-free train operations. He also reviewed the developmental works of Railways in this area.

Mr.Tripathi also discussed various issues with the authorities of Paradeep Port Trust (PPT) and other stakeholders like Jindal Steel, PPL, IOCL, IFFCO, Mittal Steels, etc. and assured to provide all kinds of support in the field of transportation and traffic facilities.

Senior railway officials from ECoR head office and Khurda Road Division and officials from different stakeholders also participated in the inspection and review meeting.