Oct 4, 2015

Bomb found on platform of Farrukhabad railway station



A live bomb was found on a platform of the Farrukhabad railway station on Saturday, October 3, 2015. The Army’s  bomb disposal squad defused the bomb. (Photo credit: @ani_news)

A live bomb was found on a platform of the Farrukhabad railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, prompting authorities to evacuate the area and call in a bomb squad.

Where has 150 Million Indian Railway Passenger gone?

Adviser/DMRC & Retired from Indian Railways Officer
M.K.Jain, Adviser/DMRC & Retd IR Official
(Courtesy: Shri M.K. Jain is currently working as the Advisor at Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. A retired IRSEE officer on Indian Railways, Mr.Jain was graduated in Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee in the year 1976 and joined Indian Railways in the year 1977 through UPSC exam of IRSEE-1976 Batch. Worked in different positions on Indian Railways and its PSUs. He last worked as the Director at IRIEEN until he got superannuated from Indian Railways on 30th June 2013).
There is disturbing news that Indian Railways has recorded a drop of 4.2% in the passenger traffic during the months of April-August during 2014-15 as compared to last year.
Indian Railway carried 343 Crore passenger this year as compared to 358 Crores last year during the first five months showing a drop of 15 Crores passenger.
Where has 15 Crore Indian Railway passengers gone? The possible reasons can be Mode of shift from rail to road – a warning for Indian Railways.

Appointment on compassionate grounds in Indian Railways – Vigilance pointed out flaws

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
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No. E(NG)II/2015/RC-1/21
New Delhi, Dated: 18.09.2015.

The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/PUS.
Sub: Appointment on compassionate grounds – regarding.
Vigilance Directorate of this Ministry has pointed out that while making appointment on compassionategrounds, proper procedures are not being followed. In order to expedite the process, shortcuts are adopted in disregard to procedure laid down for the purpose. They have observed the following deficiencies:-
(i) The appointment orders were not sent through dak procedure but handed over to the candidates. Also, the said orders were not marked to the concerned appointing authorities.
(ii) It was found that attestation/check list was not issued which is helpful in containing forged appointmentcases.
(iii) Offers of appointment issued to the candidates were (a) These were not typed but handwritten. (b) They were not in proper format. (c) They did not mention the medical category of the candidates. (d) Corrections were found in the offers of appointment, some of which were even not signed by the appropriate authority.
(iv) Service sheet was not made at the time of appointment.
(v) In the cases of all the candidates who were issued offers of appointment verification of character and antecedents was pending but the offers of appointment did not mention that the appointment was provisional subject to verification of their character and antecedents.
The matter has been viewed seriously by this Ministry and it is accordingly, directed that CPOs at the Headquarter level/Heads of the Personnel Branch in other units, Sr. DPO/DPO at Divisional level should ensure that procedure laid down to deal cases of compassionate appointment are strictly adhered to.

(Neeraj Kumar)
Director Estt.(N)-II
RailwayBoard.
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