दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे/ SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति/ Press Release No. 435 Dt: 31.03.2021
BENGALURU DIVISION ACHIEVED SUNDRY EARNING TARGETS DURING FY 2020-21
Bengaluru Division of South Western Railway has achieved the target of Sundry earnings under the leadership of Shri Ashok Kumar Verma, Divisional Railway Manager, Bengaluru. Sundry Earnings constitute all types of Earnings excluding Passenger and Freight business. Primarily, it constitutes Publicity, Advertising, Land License and Catering Fees.
Target of South Western Railway for sundry earning given by Railway Board for financial year 2020 - 21 is Rs. 104.86 Crores. The internal target for Bangalore Division was Rs.58.65 Crores. Due to COVID impact, there was a drastic reduction in Passenger Earnings of Bangalore Division and consequent lower footfalls led to decrease in Commercial Publicity Earnings by about 70%. Despite this, due to concerted efforts of Engineering, Commercial, Finance and Electrical Branches, old license fee and way leave charges were realized.
An In-house Intranet Bills Recoverable Module was developed for better monitoring and accountability. With good recovery in Way Leave / Land License Charges, Bengaluru Division has achieved till date Rs.72 Crores as against target of Rs.58.65 Crores i.e. higher by 22%.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi