Jaipur (JP): Aimed at upgrading the passengers’ amenities the Jaipur division of the north western railways (NWR) will observe a fortnight titled as “Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhwada”. During this fortnight not only the officials will directly interact with the rail passengers but they will also dedicate a few more facilities and things to the rail passengers.
Anjali Goyal, divisional railway manager (DRM), Jaipur addressing a press conference at her office on Monday talked about the initiatives taken by the railways to enhance the passengers’ amenities.
“We will commence our fortnight from Tuesday with a massive cleanliness drive at the Jaipur railway station. Likewise, a bio-toilet lavatory and Jaipur coach care would also be inaugurated on this day,” Anjali said.
During the fortnight that will end on June, 9 other things which would be dedicated to the passengers including – escalators at the platform no 2 and 3, extension of foot over bridge at the platform no 3 of Durgapura railway station. “There was constant demand for the people living around the Durgapura locality that it does not have the second entry. Thus, responding to this long pending demand we will dedicate the second entry for this railway station,” she added.
Many other things would be undertaken during this fortnight included IRCTC lounges and food plaza at the second side of the entry of Jaipur railway station. “We will conclude the fortnight by installing automated ticket vending machine at the Jaipur railway station,” she said.
During the fortnight the officials will also participate in the safety awareness at level crossing gates, cleanliness and other things through street plays. “Since the passengers also complain for the stale and poor food we will also check the base kitchen, pantry cars and front staff of various trains passing through Jaipur,” she added.
Officials will also organize Yoga classes for the railway employees at the railway stadium.