29 June 2016

Superannuation of Shri Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager, South- Western Railway

Superannuation of Shri Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager, South- Western Railway

Shri Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager of South Western Railway is retiring from the service on 30th June, 2016.He took the charge as General Manager of South Western Railway on 31st December, 2013.

Born on 25th June, 1956, Shri Saxena is a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Rewa Engineering College, Madhya Pradesh.

An Officer of 1977 batch of Indian Railways Service of Engineers (IRSE), Shri P.K. Saxena joined Central Railway, at Khandwa, as Assistant Engineer.He has worked on various important posts on Indian Railways. He was Divisional Railway Manager of Pune Division of Central Railway and Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) of South East Central Railway, Bilaspur.Before joining South Western Railway as General Manager, he was Principal Chief Engineer of Central Railway.

During his tenure as GM, South Western Railway has made tremendous strides of progress under his able leadership.During the financial year 2014-15, SWR loaded 37.5 Million Tonnes of Freight and carried 189 Million passengers with Gross earnings of Rs. 5565 crores. To enhance safety of train operations, 75 level crossing gates were eliminated by constructing subways during 2014-15.During the financial year 2015-16, SWR loaded 42.09Million Tonnes of Freight and carried 190 Million passengers with Gross earnings of Rs. 6212 crores . 53 Unmanned Level Crossings were eliminated during 2015-16.While 51 KMs of New Railway Line and 38 KMs of Doubling was completed in the Financial year 2014-15, 40 KMs of New Lines and 76 KMs of doubling was completed in 2015-16.Shri Saxena was keenly following up capacity enhancement/traffic facility and passenger amenity works and was instrumental in commissioning various important projects.

In eco friendly initiative, Bio-Diesel fuelled engines attached to various trains were run during his period.He has actively pursued in implementation of door step banking, development of stations, green initiatives etc. For easy availability of tickets, Unreserved Ticketing System has been extended to cover 249 stations and84 ATVMs and 19 CoTVMs were commissioned Four Escalators have been commissioned at Bengaluru. A total of 1562 employees have been recruited in South Western Railway during 2015-16 through RRB, RRC, Compassionate Grounds, Sports, Cultural, Scouts & Guides quota. Performance of South Western Railway in all spheres has witnessed excellent surge in his tenure.

Superannuation of Shri Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager, South- Western Railway

Shri Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager of South Western Railway is retiring from the service on 30th June, 2016.He took the charge as General Manager of South Western Railway on 31st December, 2013.

Born on 25th June, 1956, Shri Saxena is a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Rewa Engineering College, Madhya Pradesh.

An Officer of 1977 batch of Indian Railways Service of Engineers (IRSE), Shri P.K. Saxena joined Central Railway, at Khandwa, as Assistant Engineer.He has worked on various important posts on Indian Railways. He was Divisional Railway Manager of Pune Division of Central Railway and Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) of South East Central Railway, Bilaspur.Before joining South Western Railway as General Manager, he was Principal Chief Engineer of Central Railway.

During his tenure as GM, South Western Railway has made tremendous strides of progress under his able leadership.During the financial year 2014-15, SWR loaded 37.5 Million Tonnes of Freight and carried 189 Million passengers with Gross earnings of Rs. 5565 crores. To enhance safety of train operations, 75 level crossing gates were eliminated by constructing subways during 2014-15.During the financial year 2015-16, SWR loaded 42.09Million Tonnes of Freight and carried 190 Million passengers with Gross earnings of Rs. 6212 crores . 53 Unmanned Level Crossings were eliminated during 2015-16.While 51 KMs of New Railway Line and 38 KMs of Doubling was completed in the Financial year 2014-15, 40 KMs of New Lines and 76 KMs of doubling was completed in 2015-16.Shri Saxena was keenly following up capacity enhancement/traffic facility and passenger amenity works and was instrumental in commissioning various important projects.

In eco friendly initiative, Bio-Diesel fuelled engines attached to various trains were run during his period.He has actively pursued in implementation of door step banking, development of stations, green initiatives etc. For easy availability of tickets, Unreserved Ticketing System has been extended to cover 249 stations and84 ATVMs and 19 CoTVMs were commissioned Four Escalators have been commissioned at Bengaluru. A total of 1562 employees have been recruited in South Western Railway during 2015-16 through RRB, RRC, Compassionate Grounds, Sports, Cultural, Scouts & Guides quota. Performance of South Western Railway in all spheres has witnessed excellent surge in his tenure.