144th Divisional Railway User’s Consultative Committee (DRUCC) Meeting 2016
The 144th Divisional Railway Users’ Consultative Committee (DRUCC) meeting was conducted by Chennai Division under the chairmanship of Shri Anupam Sharma, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai Division, Southern Railway at Southern Railway Headquarters conference hall on 24.02.2016.Shri A.L. Prabhakar, ADRM /I /MAS, Shri R. Mohan Raja, ADRM / II / MAS along with Divisional Branch Officers attended the meeting.27 members of the DRUCC, representing various organisations such as Chamber of Commerce, Trade Associations, Industries and Agriculture Association, Consumer Council of India, Recognised Passenger Association, Physically Handicapped Associations, GM’s Nominee, Special Interest and Hon’ble MP nominees were present for the meeting.
Shri B. Ravichander, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager and Secretary / DRUCC welcomed the members.
Shri Anupam Sharma, DRM and Chairman of DRUCC in his presidential address, briefed about achievements of Chennai Division, new proposals regarding passenger amenities and elaborated on punctuality of trains, safety, cleanliness in all stations & trains and also security to passengers.Further, he elaborated about the initiatives taken and assured that better services will be provided to passengers.
The DRUCC members requested for stoppage of trains, cleanliness, toilet facilities and water availability in coaches.They also requested for passenger amenities like foot over bridges, extra booking counters, extension of trains, attaching additional coaches in some trains and better security arrangements etc.Members also raised the issue of difficulties experienced by disabled persons while travelling in trains and demanded action to be taken to prevent misuse of facilities given specifically to physically challenged people.
Shri R. Mohan Raja, ADRM / II / MAS conveyed the Vote of Thanks on behalf of the administration.