South Western Railway has released the second edition of Schedule of Powers (SOP) Book-2013. Ashok Kumar Mital, General Manager, SWR, releasing the book said the last edition of Schedule of Powers was printed and issued in April, 2008. Since then, 39 correction slips have been issued. Issue of these correction slips and further delegation of powers by Railway Board to Zonal Railways has necessitated issue of a revised edition of Schedule of Powers.
The book was released at a simple function in Hubli recently, in the presence of S.S. Narayanan, Principal Chief Engineer, SWR, N.C. Sinha, Chief Operations Manager, SWR, U. Krishna Murthy, Senior Deputy General Manager, SWR, and C.S. Gupta, Deputy General Manager (General). The booklet has been brought out by the office of the Deputy General Manager (General), SWR, Hubli, in co-ordination with financial advisor and chief accounts officer and other Principal Heads of Departments and their respective departments’ officers and staff of SWR