Chennai Division of Southern Railway celebrated its 64th Railway Week today, 12th of April, 2019. Shri Naveen Gulati, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai Division was the Chief Guest of the function and he distributed the awards along with/in the presence of Shri R.Mukund, Shri Sunil Sorte, Shri K.Manoj, Additional Divisional Railway Managers of Chennai Division. A total of 7 gazetted officers and 481 staff of Chennai Division were given awards for their meritorious and outstanding service. Further, 51 Group awards comprising of 551 staff were also distributed. Shri R.Mukund, Addl Divisional Railway Manager welcomed the gathering andShri.D.W.Samuel, Sr. Divisional Personnal Officer gave the vote of thanks.
This year, Chennai Division has done commendably well and has bagged the General Manager’s Shield for Inter Divisional Overall Efficiency as Runners-up (jointly with Palakkad Division). Chennai Division has also bagged Operating and Engineering Efficiency Shields. Medical Efficiency Shield has also been bagged by Chennai Division and Health Unit at NGO/Chennai Division receiving the honours for the best maintained Health Unit.
Railway Week Celebration is observed every year from 10th to 16th April to commemorate the first passenger train run on Indian Soil from Bombay to Thane in 1853.