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Railways to enhance facilities in magh mela

  • Railways to enhance facilities in magh mela

    Summary: Likewise, the officials of the district administration would be deployed at the control room at all the railway stations of Allahabad. Volunteers of scout and guide will also be roped in to provide facilities to the passengers, he added. ALLAHABAD: This year's Magh Mela would be special in terms of facilities being provided by the railway authorities for the pilgrims coming to the Sangam city for taking a holy dip in river Ganga The railway staff, working under North Central Railway (NCR), would be stationed at the control tower of the magh mela area along with their counterparts of the civil administration. Akanshu Govil has been nominated as train coordinator officer for the magh mela area, informed the DRM.The control rooms at NR, NER and NCR would be connected with each other through a hotline so that the officers, concerned can contact each other in case of any emergency, informed the DRM.Railways will also be installing sign boards throughout the road leading towards mela area and also at the vast mela area. We have deputed our officers at Naini, Cheoki along with the mela area for ensuring that no devotee is subject to any inconvenience.The official further said that for this purpose, assistant commercial manager of Northern railway, North Eastern Railway and North Central railway have been deputed as the nodal officer.

    ALLAHABAD: This year's Magh Mela would be special in terms of facilities being provided by the railway authorities for the pilgrims coming to the Sangam city for taking a holy dip in river Ganga The railway staff, working under North Central Railway (NCR), would be stationed at the control tower of the magh mela area along with their counterparts of the civil administration. Likewise, the officials of the district administration would be deployed at the control room at all the railway stations of Allahabad. "This is being done so that there is no lack of communication between the two important segments of service providers which aims at making this mela a memorable experience for the devotees," said DRM Allahabad, Sanjay Kumar Pankaj.

    We have deputed our officers at Naini, Cheoki along with the mela area for ensuring that no devotee is subject to any inconvenience.The official further said that for this purpose, assistant commercial manager of Northern railway, North Eastern Railway and North Central railway have been deputed as the nodal officer. These nodal officer would be in constant touch with the district administration so that if the need arises, railways can ply additional trains to meet out the heavy rush of passengers in a short notice.Apart from this, Inspector Nagendra Kumar of Railway Protection Force has been deputed as coordinator at Prayag railway station. Akanshu Govil has been nominated as train coordinator officer for the magh mela area, informed the DRM.The control rooms at NR, NER and NCR would be connected with each other through a hotline so that the officers, concerned can contact each other in case of any emergency, informed the DRM.Railways will also be installing sign boards throughout the road leading towards mela area and also at the vast mela area.

    Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/railways-to-enhance-facilities-in-magh-mela/articleshow/56481628.cms


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