Need for Advance Planning & Fixing of Tentative Targets to expedite Completion of Projects on-time: GM/SCR

Different strategies on anvil to put several pending projects on track and complete them within the deadline.

SECUNDERABAD: Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway advised the officials to focus on resolving critical issues related to ongoing projects, so as to meet the targets as per the schedule. He conducted a project wise detailed review meeting with the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), Railway Electrification (RE), Construction Organization, Principal Heads of Departments officials and Divisional Railway Managers of all the six division i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded divisions through Video Conference at Rail Nilayam today i.e. 06th September , 2018.

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav instructed the officials of RVNL, RE and Construction Organization to meticulously plan and co-ordinate with officials of various departments to resolve issues like land acquisition, allocation of state government funds, issues pertains to forest and wild life clearance, crossing of electrical high-tension lines and shifting of signal and telecom cables etc, and ensure smooth progress of projects as per the target time. He also stressed upon allocation and expenditure of funds, drawing up of plans pertaining to work proposals, estimates and drawings etc., so that the execution is carried out without any constraints. He discussed in detail the year wise planning for commissioning of projects including MMTS Phase –II,  Kazipet-Vijayawada tripling, Parbhani-Mudkhed doubling, Nadikudi-Srikalahasti new line, Kallur-Guntakal doubling, Manoharabad-Kothapalli new line, Nandyal-Yerraguntla new line, Kazipet-Balharshah tripling, Guntur-Guntakal doubling and Akola-Khandwa gauge conversion etc. Further, General Manager instructed the officials of RVNL, RE to change the strategy and handle the projects properly to achieve the fast progress in completing the projects within time frame.

Officials representing RVNL and RE, Shri Vijay Agrawal, Chief Administrative Officer/Construction and the Chief Engineers holding charge for various projects made a detailed presentation on the status of works / projects under progress and Traffic facility works to the GM/SCR.

Shri John Thomas, Additional General Manager; Shri.K.Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer; Shri N. Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager; Smt. Padmini Radhakrishnan, Principal Financial Advisor; Shri Vijay Agrawal, Chief Administrative Officer (Construction); Shri Vinay Mohan Shrivastava, Principal Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer; were amongst the officials present.