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Jul 03 2015 (11:29)   Demand for renaming Secunderabad Railway Station as “P V Narasimha Rao Terminus” Picks Up

kalyan.chakravarthy   26 news posts
Entry# 1531141   News Entry# 232030         Tags   Past Edits
Telangana-Marathwada Nagarik Vichar Samithi, headquartered in Hyderabad with branches in Aurangabad and Nanded in Maharashtra demanded for renaming of Secunderabad Railway Station as “P.V.Narasimha Rao Terminus” and sanction for Light Metro Rail systems at Warangal-Hanamkonda-Kazipet tricity and Aurangabad in Marathwada region
Secunderabad: Commemorating the 94th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India Late (Shri.) P.V.Narasimha Rao, Telangana-Marathwada Nagarik Vichar Samithi – a think tank of senior citizens mostly comprising of retired Lawyers, Doctors, Engineers and the Students from the Telangana and Marathwada regions demanded renaming of Secunderabad Railway station as P.V.Narasimha Rao Terminus to commemorate the 94th Birth Anniversary of former Prime Minister of India Late (Shri.) P.V.Narasimha Rao.
Samithi President Sunil Salgaonkar (71) said that “the Telangana-Marathwada regions got extremely benefited and properly connected today due to Project Uni-Gauge announced and implemented by the former Primer Minister Late Shri P.V.Narasimha Rao. Because of his planning and timely approvals these important railway sections of the region viz. Manmad-Aurangabad-Parbhani-Jalna-Nanded-Mudkhed-Nizamabad-Kamareddy-Secunderabad route, the Purna-Akola-Khandwa rail route and the Mudkhed-Adilabad-Pimpalkutti rail routes got converted into Broad Gauge within a short span of 10 years”. Apart from this, the Railway line between Secunderabad-Nadikudi-Guntur was also completed in time during the same period due to his vision for the region and the might. His support for various infrastructure projects in the region has actually started yielding towards greater economic development of the Telangana and Marathwada regions in particular, amongst other” he added.
Advocate Gopikishan Athwale (68), Secretary of the Telangana-Marathwada Nagarik Vichar Samithi said that the Samithi is about to install Bronze Statues of Late Shri P.V.Narasimha Rao at 100 important cities and towns in Telangana, Marathwada, Vidharba and few locations in Rayalaseema and Andhra region as well, towards a true tribute to the greatest Leader of India Late (Shri.) P.V.Narasimha Rao whose contributions not only have a highest impact on the Indian society to a great extent, but also globally. India’s growth economy and the the very potential in the region has wider impact across various global level that include EU region, USA, Mexico & Latin American regions, China and the Asia-Pacific. He was one of the most silent reformist because of whom today we have large scale IT Jobs in India, said Gopikishan further adding that if his contributions towards opening up of the Indian economy has not taken place, there would have been a large scale unemployment in India and the youth would have remained highly poverty-stricken, and importantly, India would have been rated amongst the Third World countries today with large scale unemployment, poverty, poor economy and other factors as a whole,” he said. Mr.Gopikishan further added “we have been demanding for renaming of the Secunderabad Railway Station as P.V.Narasimha Rao Terminus due to the fact that he tried to take India towards 21st century in a true spirit of meeting the challenges in Global purview. He is a true global leader and due to his vision and determination today the very roots of Telecom, IT, Software, Banking, Manufacturing and other core Industry sectors got a revolutionary support in India with proper policy based institutional support from the Government from time to time. Poverty was mostly reduced due to his policies in the country as well. Renaming of Secunderabad Railway Station into P.V.Narasimha Rao Terminus would be the right tribute to and should be approved by the Government in a true spirit and remembrance of this great personality of India,” he added.
The members of the Samithi led by the president Sunil Salgaonkar and General Secretary Ratan Joshi, Secretary Subhash Chander Reddy and others submitted a Memorandum regarding the renaming of the station to Railway authorities in this regard.
The Samithi President also demanded Light Metro Rail for Warangal-Hanamkonda-Kazipet in Telangana and Aurangabad in Marathwada as its population has grown exponentially in the recent past. Both the cities have got more than 18,00,000 population thus forming important urban conglomerates of the region. Warangal Tri-city comprising of Warangal, Hanamkonda and Kazipet is popular for education with institutions of repute, growing engineering and medical colleges, Kakatiya University and famous NIT/Warangal, apart from heavy footfall of rural folk to the city for various needs related to agricultural products and other factors, apart from various Railway related activities from Kazipet, making the region one of the fast emerging traffic corridors in the Telangana region. Likewise, the Samithi also demanded for Light Metro Rail systems for Aurangabad in Maharashtra as the city population has grown exponentially in the recent past, with major Industries, Universities, Pharmaceuticals Companies, Production and Automotive component manufacturing Plants have concentrated there.
They said that the Samiti will shortly meet both the Chief Ministers of Telangana and Maharashtra states to submit their memorandum in this regard, and paralelly the Union Home Minister.

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Jul 03 2015 (13:00)
kalyan.chakravarthy   13 blog posts
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Naming city is different. Naming a Railway Station having Terminus status is valid.

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Jul 03 2015 (13:07)
kalyan.chakravarthy   13 blog posts
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Tangutur town is original name of Tanguturu which was established by Vijaynagar Dynasty in 13th Century.

Jul 03 2015 (13:11)
Guest: 74dc0744   show all posts
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Ya coincedence name fits too

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Jul 03 2015 (21:34)
Akola Jn CR   206 blog posts
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I support the demand of local people ...But I dont know why senior citizens from Maharashtra are members of Vichar samiti of Telangana...otherwise new generation of Maharashtra dont bother what happening in Telengana...

Jul 03 2015 (22:12)
Srikanth~   1612 blog posts   588 correct pred (72% accurate)
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First of all, there is 1 road which connects WL - Hanamkonda - KZJ and the city is spread around that road vertically. The width of the city is very less, only the length is more. People use share auto's more than bus. There is not much congestion in the city, why to use Metro ? PV is a great leader. But, keeping it to station is not good. Already airport at BZA ( gannavaram ) will be renamed as NTR airport after some time ( I am sure) .

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Jul 03 2015 (12:08)   Railway Board appoints 19 DRMs

kalyan.chakravarthy   26 news posts
Entry# 1531197   News Entry# 232034         Tags   Past Edits
New Delhi: As many as nineteen SAG Grade Officers have been appointed and posted as Divisional Railway Managers by the Railway Board, namely:
Pramod Kumar (IRSEE) – DRM, Moradabad Division (Northern Railway)
A K Jain (IRSME) – DRM, Hubli Division (South Western Railway)
Ajai Kumar Dubey (IRSS) – DRM, Solapur Division (Central Railway)
Kr Jha (IRSE) – DRM, Danapur Division (East Central Railway)
M K Agrawal (IRSME) – DRM, Sonepur Division (East Central Railway)
R K Mangala (IRSME) – DRM, Kharagpur Division (South Eastern Railway)
B K Dadabhoy (IRTS) – DRM, Pune Division (Central Railway)
Dinesh Kumar (IRSEE) – DRM, Ambala Division (Northern Railway)
Alok Singh (IRTS) – DRM, Lucknow Division (North Eastern Railway)
BG Mallaya (IRSEE) – DRM, Guntakal Division (South Central Railway)
Sudhir Kumar (IRSSE) – DRM, Jabalpur Division (West Central Railway)
AK Sinha (IRPS) – DRM, Nanded Division (South Central Railway)
Rahul Goel (IRSSE) – DRM, Jodhpur Division (North Western Railway)
DK Singh (IRTS) – DRM, Sambalpur Division (East Coast Railway)
Rabinder Goel (IRTS) – DRM, Bilaspur Division (South East Central Railway)
Rahul Gautam (IRSEE) – DRM, Raipur Division (South East Central Railway)
Manoj Sharma (IRSE) – DRM, Ratlam Division (Western Railway)
Sanjay Chaddha (IRSME) – DRM, Mumbai Division (Central Railway)
Ms. Seema Kumar (IRTS) – DRM, Kota Division (West Central Railway)

Jul 03 2015 (12:28)
Venkat వెంకట్~   13683 blog posts   13 correct pred (87% accurate)
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How many from south ??. All these key positions occupied by some regions only it seems.

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Jul 03 2015 (21:10)
VRama   8 blog posts
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Therailway is totally in the hands of Goyal, Gupta and Bansals. They are known to be very shrewed and cunning people in business circle. It seems the railway is being run on similar lines( for their personal benefit)
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Jun 26 2015 (13:19)   Andhra pradesh government releases Rs 100 crores for the construction of Rayadurg - Tumkur new railway line.

Venkat వెంకట్~   13 news posts
Entry# 1524817   News Entry# 231013         Tags   Past Edits
Andhra pradesh government releases Rs 100 crores for the construction of Rayadurg - Tumkur new railway line.

Jun 26 2015 (13:23)
kalyan.chakravarthy   13 blog posts
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Great News. This region and particularly this route deserves the allocation of funds, as it reduces the distance of travel by rail. Also this line becomes important transit route in future.

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Jun 11 2015 (11:44)   रेलवे की योजना: NRI, कॉरपोरेट्स एक स्टेशन को लें गोद

himanshudailynews   232 news posts
Entry# 1508071   News Entry# 228728         Tags   Past Edits
नई दिल्ली रेल मंत्रालय ने एक ऐसी नीति बनाने के लिए दृढ़ संकल्पता जताई है जिसके तहत एनआरआई से उनके गृह क्षेत्र के गांवों और कस्बों के रेलवे स्टेशनों का विकास करने के लिए आगे आने को कहा जाएगा।
नई नीति कॉरपोरेट्स, एनजीओ और व्यक्तिगत रूप से लोगों को प्रोत्साहित... Read More - click here

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Jun 11 2015 (13:55)
kalyan.chakravarthy   13 blog posts
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Beware All....
The fortune earned by IR from the 200+ Passengers travelling in chaches with less than 100 seats/berths is going to unwanted Tenders. For example: in various Railway Zones and Division, just for the sake of making the Contractors 'Carodpatis', our own gallant Engineering Officials (right from AEN level to DEN/Sr.DEN to Dy.CE to PCE and importantly ME level) officers float fictitious RFPs/Tenders for various civil engineering works like construction of boundary walls in Railway lands with specific depth/width/height/length. Some contractor bags the contract. He will never fulfill the job with quality leave alone the depth/width/height/length aspects. Concerned Engg staff will prepare the Measurement Books as all perfect and close the case. Contractor gets the payment.
by next 1 or 2 years, the new story begins with heading "Estimates for Repairs to the 8 Kms Compound Wall adjoining the boundary of Railway land on the XXXX and XXXX station" with some crores of rupees as the budget. The file will be put up as per Pink Book Sanctions!!!!
This exercise of manipulating the Funds and Wasting the Public Money is rampant on Indian Railways.
Did you ever find a Stores officer (COS) with a peaceful, cheerful and happy look!! Never... becoz this post is also highly corrupt.
Calling NRIs for maintenance / adopting of Stations should not have cropped up at all, had the Railway Administration eradicates such menace from Indian Railways and its officials.

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Apr 20 2015 (06:59)   Railway cop takes on auto drivers…and wins

rdb*^   130973 news posts
Entry# 1435143   News Entry# 221345         Tags   Past Edits
A single man can indeed clean up a system provided he has the determination, will and the sincerity to do so. This is what 59-year-old railway police head constable attached to the Baiyappanahalli railway police station, Krishnaiah, has proved while keeping a check on greedy auto drivers fleecing passengers arriving at Banaswadi railway station. Armed with just a lathi and a digital camera, Krishnaiah went about clicking the faces of auto drivers pestering passengers to take their vehicles for commuting rather than opt for the pre-paid auto system outside the station premises.
These pictures were submitted to the local police for action to be taken against the errant auto drivers. Today, although the problem continues, much is under control and the passengers,
thanks to Krishnaiah, are able to reach their respective destinations using the pre-paid auto service without being taken for a ride.
That was not the only method used by Krishnaiah. He also counselled many an auto driver who respected his counsel to correct themselves.
Several passengers who Bangalore Mirror spoke to said the menace of the auto drivers had reached such proportions that the Maruti Seva Nagar branch of the Karnataka Nair Service Society sponsored a pre-paid auto service counter, which was installed for the benefit of the alighting passengers earlier this year.
But the system functioned without a computer with only a slip with the hand-written name of the destination being handed over to the passengers. The regular auto drivers, who used to storm the Banaswadi station in hundreds every morning, took advantage of this to continue to fleece the passengers. They mainly targeted hundreds of passengers alighting from the Yeshwanthpur-Kannur Express which arrived at the station at 7am.
"I was surprised and happy to see police head constable Krishnaiah with a camera taking snaps of errant drivers and forwarding those to the local police for suitable action. He was helped by his subordinate constable Ramakrishna. The passengers owe a lot to Krishnaiah," said PK Ashokan, 65, a psychologist and a resident of neighbouring Cooke Town. When Bangalore Mirror caught up with Krishnaiah, he said, "I am really sad seeing senior citizens and women struggle to catch an auto and they are asked to pay extra fare. As a railway policeman, I am here to protect the passengers from getting harassed. That is my duty."

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Apr 20 2015 (10:22)
kalyan.chakravarthy   13 blog posts
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Yes. This cop, particularly who is from "Bangalore" deserves highest recognition. Some time back, a couple aged 60+ years arrived Bangalore City Station to reach their son-in-law house wherein, they were also carrying Gold, Silver and costly Sarees pertaining to their newly wed daughter. Very unfortunately, both the couples were grilled by 5 different auto drivers and every auto fellow resorted to taking away the luggage bags of those aged parents. The couple could not control anyone stop taking away their luggage. Finally when someone came to their rescue, some auto fellow fled away from the scene, but to their dismay, the luggage having valuables were totally lost. I could enter the spot after the incident happened and tried to catch the culprits with the help of local Traffic and Civil Polices, but to our utter dismay, they were least bothered.
then telephoned to their son-in-law who arrived the City Station by around 11.30 (from his office), and we both registered a complaint. Surprisingly, in this GLOBAL CITY i.e. Bangalore, 98% of the Traffic Police are HIGHLY CORRUPT. Needless to mention about Politicians who are known for their myopic and psychologically mad mentality in Karnataka. Bureaucratic lot of Bangalore are mere 'watch-dogs'.
Save Bangalore.

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