RATLAM : Railways will fulfill aspirations of the people by providing best possible facilities during Simhastha which will be held next year at Ujjain in Ratlam Rail Division. The new Divisional Rail Manager of Ratlam division Manoj Sharma, who took over yesterday was talking to media persons at the DRM office conference hall on Friday. He said that he has started reviewing the Simhastha proposals and plans meant for Railways and Simhastha preparations is top most priority for him as DRM at present. When the other day he met to the Chairman Railway Board the issue of Simhastha figured during talks.
When asked he said that priorities also included safe running of the trains, Punctuality of the trains, staff welfare, infrastructure enforcement. He said that he will take every issue thinking as user of the railway and this will change the whole approach to give the results. When asked Sharma said that railway does not have any competition or challenge from the road transport but both the system have to co exist as both the systems have scope of much improvement in the infrastructure. Regarding staff welfare he said that the issues on the compassionate grounds will fetch his priority.
He said that working environment on the Railways has much improved and safety measures have also yielded good results. When his attention was drawn towards the pending works like Q track near Ratlam and others Sharma assured to look in to them for getting them completed. Additional Divisional Rail Manager Sanjay Agrawal and other senior officials of the Ratlam rail division were present. Senior Public Relations officer Jitendrakumar Jayant conducted the press meeting.
Divisional Rail Manager Manoj Sharma is a 1985 batch senior officer of the Indian Railway Engineering Services. He did his civil Engineering B. Tech from IIT Roorkie and M. Tech from the IIT Delhi and obtained Masters Degree from the Indian Institute of Public Administration.
His first posting was in Ratlam rail division and thereafter he worked on many senior posts included the Chief Engineer at various places on the Indian Railways. Sharma also visited Canada, France, Italy and Mishra for special training. He has keen interest in the3 sports activities like cricket, badminton, tennis and marathon.