Southern Railway conducts 128thZRUCC Meeting
Election to NRUCC also held
The 128th meeting of the Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee (ZRUCC) of Southern Railway was held on 14th October 2022 in Chennai. Shri B.G.Mallya, General Manager, Southern Railway, the Chairman of the committee, presided over the meeting.
The meeting was attended by 40 members of ZRUCC including Hon’ble Members of Parliament Shri Kodikunnil Suresh & Dr.T.Sumathy (alias) Thamizhachchi Thangapandian and Hon’ble MLA Shri Durai Chandrasekar. Members nominated by State Govts.,Principal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, registered Passenger Associations, Public Sector Undertaking, nominees of Minister of Railways under special interest category and elected members from Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee (DRUCC) of six Divisions of Southern Railway participated in the meeting. Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway participated in the meeting.
ncement of the meeting, a power-point presentation was made highlighting the significant achievements of Southern Railway during the year.
Further, Election for National Railway Users Consultative Council (NRUCC) was conducted through secret ballot in which Shri M.Palaniappan was elected to represent the Zone at NRUCC.
Following the conduct of the election, deliberations were made on key matters pertaining to Railways such as infrastructural projects, passenger amenities, train services, safety and security.Members appreciated the good work being done by Southern Railway, especially during COVID pandemic time, and further raised various rail-related issues in their region andsought the intervention of Railways. Valuable suggestions were also offered on development of rail infrastructure, improvement ofpassenger amenities, introduction/extension of train services and other facilities provided for traveling public.
Shri B.G.Mallya, General Manager, Southern Railway & Chairman of ZRUCC stated that Southern Railway as passenger-friendly zone is taking effective measures in increasing the efficiency of operations as well as providing better services to its passengers. GMassured the members that, upon scrutiny, suitable/feasible action shall be taken on the issues raised during the meeting.
Shri G.R. Vivek Sharma, Dy.General Manager, Southern Railway proposed the vote of thanks.