Secunderabad: South Central Railway General Manager Ravindra Gupta has been elevated to the Railway Board as Member-Rolling Stock. Mr.Gupta assumed charge as General Manager on October 21 last year and ever since, has travelled all over the Zone extensively, conducting routine and surprise inspections and taking up intensive reviews with officers at all levels. The usual parameters apart, his forte as GM was safety, disaster preparedness and infrastructure development.
The formal orders from the Board are yet to arrive but it is learnt that he would be demitting office as GM and proceed to New Delhi on his new assignment very soon.
On Monday, Lalitha Kala Samithi, the cultural wing of South Central Railway felicitated Mr.Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway today i.e., 28th November 2016 at Rail Nilayam Auditorium, Secunderabad. The event titled “Sunehri Yaadein” was organised by the SCR Lalitha Kala Samithi to felicitate Shri Ravindra Gupta, General Manager who is elevated as Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board, New Delhi.
To mark this occasion, a musical gala nite was organised with city based famous musicians. Old Hindi melodies rendered by the singers Mohd Aziz, Amjad Khan and Mrs Zeba have entertained the packed audience at the auditorium.
Mr.Ravindra Gupta who was the Chief Guest on the occasion praised the artistes and the accompanying musicians for their skills.
Earlier, P. Ganeswara Rao, Chief Commercial Manager, SCR and President SCR Lalitha Kala Samithi, Shankar Rao, General Secretary, SCRMU, Ashok Kumar, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division, Vijay Sharma, Divisional Railway Manager, Guntur Division lit the ceremonial lamp to mark the commencement of the musical evening and followed by felicitation.
A.K. Gupta, Additional General Manager/SCR; Shikha Gupta, President/SCR Women’s Welfare Organisation; Aruna Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division were amongst those present.