दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 314 Dt: 07.09.2021
MEETING CONDUCTED BY SWR WITH REGD PARCEL LEASE HOLDERS OF BENGALURU DIVISION
Shri Sanjeev Kishore, General Manager, South Western Railway, addressed the registered parcel lease holders of Bengaluru Division, on 06.09.2021. He joined through Video Conference.
He requested the leaseholders to engage on Long term lease contracts, and assured lease holders that bottlenecks shall be resolved expeditiously for promoting the ease of doing business. He also sought suggestions of lease holders for improving the parcel traffic and sought their co-operation in creating a parcel hub at Bengaluru. He assured that all necessary support shall be rendered to the customers.
Over the last five months (April –Aug 2021) 31.07 crores worth of revenue has been generated in Bengaluru Division, from the parcel traffic. 47350 tonnes of goods have been transported to various destinations across the country in VPUs, SLRs by different registered lease holders such as Lotus Farms, EGSL, Sree Rajalakshmi Cargo Movers, Safe Connect, Maruti Rail Cargo, AVG Logistics Ltd., KSB TCC (P) Ltd., R M Cargo, M/s Care Cargo Forum), Spiderman Express Pvt. Ltd., B T C retail, and Mica Cargo Movers whose representatives were present at the meeting.
Commodities such as automobile parts, electronic goods, machinery parts, capsicum, hatching eggs, garments, cycles, seasonal fruits, silk yarn etc. are transported from KSR Bengaluru, Yesvantpur, Banaswadi, Nelamangala, Bengaluru Cantt stations and the major destinations served are Delhi, Danapur, Howrah, Guwahati, etc. Further, 8 VPHs and 39 SLRs are leased out in different trains for this purpose. In addition, Kisan Rails with mangoes and onions have also been run as parcel specials during the year 2021.
Shri Hari Shankar Verma, Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Western Railway, Shri Shyam Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Bengaluru, Smt. Kusuma Hariprasad, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin), Dr. A.N. Krishna Reddy, Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager, Shri Akhil M Shastri, Sr. Divisional Operations Manager attended the meeting at Bengaluru
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi