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68th Railway Week Awards

-Vijayawada Division bags General Manager’s ‘Efficiency Shield’ for its outstanding performance in 2023
-Division bagged 10 of 35 shields in various categorie

In a remarkable display of Excellence, Prowess and Efficiency, South Central Railway Vijayawada Division bagged the prestigious and the coveted Over All General Manager’s ‘Efficiency Shield’ for its towering performance in the year 2023. The Over All Efficiency Shield for 2023 is jointly presented to Vijayawada and Secunderabad Divisions SCR Zone. The 68th Railway Week Awards- Vishisht Rail Seva Puraskar-2023 for excellence in a various fields was announced yesterday evening. Vijayawada Division bagged 10 shields of total 35 shields in various categories.

Shri Narendra A. Patil, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division, SCR congratulated all the Branch Officers and Staff for achieving 10 GM Shields in various categories and performing exceptionally well by recording the highest ever revenue of Rs.5306.58 Crore and achieving second highest incremental loading of 12.125 Tonnes in Indian Railways during FY 2022-23. Shri Narendra A. Patil underscored that passenger safety, elimination of manned level crossings, fortifying the existing infrastructure, ramping up traffic facilities and laying of new lines shall remain the top agenda and focus during the FY 2023-24. DRM exhorted the field staff to continue to work in coordinated & constructive manner to ensure safety of passengers and also to achieve best possible results.

Vijayawada Division bagged 10 Efficiency Shields for its best performance during the year 2023. The ten Efficiency Shields bagged by the Division under various categories are as follows:-

Shield: Awarded to
Commercial : Vijayawada Division
Mechanical : Vijayawada & Secunderabad Divisions jointly
Finance (Accounts): Vijayawada Division
Best Diesel/Electric Loco Shed: Vijayawada & Guntakal Divisions jointly
Works: Vijayawada Division
Bridges: Vijayawada Division
Best Maintained DEMU/MEMU/EMU Shed: MEMU Car Shed, Rajahmundry
Best Loading Effort Shield: Vijayawada Division
Operating: Vijayawada Division
Signalling & Telecommunications: Vijayawada Division
GM’s Efficiency Shield (for overall Best Performance): Vijayawada and Secunderabad Divisions jointly

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