Western Railway’s 63rd Railway Week Award function was held on Thursday, 12th April, 2018 at Y B Chavan Auditorium at South Mumbai. General Manager’s prestigious Overall Efficiency Shield for 2017-2018 for best overall performance was bagged jointly by Ratlam & Ahmedabad Divisions. R N Sunkar, Divisional Railway Manager, Ratlam and Dinesh Kumar, Divisional Railway Manager, Ahmedabad received the Shield from A K Gupta, General Manager, W.Rly.
A.K. Gupta also conferred 24 other Efficiency Shields to the Divisions & the units which have been adjudged the most efficient in various fields for the year 2017-18.
Mumbai Central Division bagged the Energy Efficiency Shield for the best division. Mumbai Central Division along with Ratlam Division also bagged the efficiency shield for outstanding performance in Civil Engineering and Mechanical department.
Bandra Terminus Depot of Mumbai Division received the first prize for the Best Maintained Express train Humsafar Express. Nandurbar’s running room of Mumbai Division was adjudged as the best maintained Running Room. Stores department of Mahalaxmi was also awarded with efficiency shield.
Mukul Jain, Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Division, received these shields with concerned officers from General Manager, A K Gupta. Ahmedabad Division bagged the 9 efficiency shields, which is the highest for outstanding performance in various fields.
On this occasion A K Gupta also honoured 99 officers & employees with merit certificates, efficiency medals and cash prizes for their meritorious service and outstanding performance during the year 2017-18. In his address Gupta extended his greetings to all railway men and their families on the occasion of 63rd Railway Week. He congratulated the awardees for their outstanding performance. He mentioned several milestones achieved by the Western Railway during the year.