Maligaon: Anshul Gupta, General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway (NF Railway), examined Jiribam station in Manipur in order to enhance the railway network in the state.
Minister of State for Railways, Coal and Mines Raosaheb Patil Danve recently performed a follow-up inspection of different project sites for the ongoing Jiribam-Imphal new BG railway line project, and the General Manager did a follow-up inspection. JS Lakra, Divisional Railway Manager of Lumding Division, and top railway personnel joined Gupta during the inspection. The General Manager outlined strategies for increasing train capacity, improving safety, and improving passenger comfort.
It should be noted that passenger rail service between Jiribam, Manipur, and Silchar, Assam, was re-established last month to meet a long-standing demand of the people of Manipur. He paid a visit to Jiribam’s goods shed and discussed ways to enhance the freight industry. Between Jiribam and Lumding, he also performed window trailing inspections.
Gupta also cut the ribbon on the new Divisional Railway Hospital in Lumding. In the presence of GK Chakraborty, Principal Chief Medical Director, NF Railway, and JS Lakra, Divisional Railway Manager, the General Manager dedicated the ‘Rail Sanjeevani’ building to the division.
To reduce the risk of fire, the building has been equipped with a fire hydrant. For the first time, an oxygen plant with a capacity of 100 LPM has been built in the NF Railway, which will deliver direct oxygen to patients in the wards. Guneet Kaur, NFR’s Chief Public Relations Officer, announced this in a news statement.