Raipur (R): Newly appointed Divisional Railway Manager of Raipur Division of South East Central Railway (SECR) Rahul Gautam said on Wednesday that his utmost priority would be safety of passengers and security of Railway property.
This is along with increasing the revenue of the Raipur Railway Division he said while addressing a press conference here. Gautam, held his first media interaction on Wednesday after assuming charge as the new DRM here.
Freight is bread and butter for the Indian Railways and Raipur Division will strive to gain a big share in freight traffic, but paralelly will not compromise with passengers amenities and other developmental works, he said. Gautam mentioned that the Raipur division is also planning to provide Wi-Fi facility to passengers by the end of October this year and RailTel Corporation of India Ltd (a Telecom PSU under Ministry of Railways) is currently working on this facility.
He also shared that Raipur is one among the 400 Stations selected for Redevelopment by the Central Government.
Gautam also requested media’s progressive, proactive and forward-looking role in development of Railways in and around Raipur Railway Division.