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Inauguration of Renovated Health Club
Shri Ashok Kumar Harit, General Manager inaugurated the renovated Health Club on 26 th
August, 2015, running under the auspices of Diesel Locomotive Works Sports Association.
Performing rituals he unveiled the inauguration plaque and cut
the ribbon of Health Club along with Smt. Sumitra Harit,
Chairperson, DLW Womens Welfare Organisation as well as Shri
Ashok Kumar Singh, Chief Mechanical Engineer &
President/Sports, Shri Anil Kumar Sharma, Chief Quality
Assurance Manager & General Secy./Sports.
It is mentionable here that the Health Club located behind DLW Cinema Hall is well
equipped with modern and latest facilities for meditation, yoga, and physical exercises as
meditation hall with peaceful ambiance, rolling machine,
treadmill, cross trainer, elliptical, spinner bike, butter fly,
vertical press/end let, functional trainer, inner and outer thigh,
leg curls/leg extension, bicep curls/tricep extension, ab crunch
back extension machine, etc.
On this occasion Smt. Anuradha Singh, Vice-
Chairperson, DLW Womens Welfare Organisation as well as members along with S/Shri A.K.Goel,
COS, Yogesh Asthana, CEE, Arjun Tabiyar, CPO, J.N.Pandey, FA&CAO, S.K.Jain, CMM/HQ,
R.B.Yadav, CE, A.K.Singh, CDE, P.Ananth, CME/M, S.K.Sagar, CPM/Mod., Sanjay Katiyar,
CME/Plant, N.S.Pangtey, FA&CAO/TOT, Manish Kumar Gupta, DGM, Md.Shahid, Sports Officer,
other officers, Staff Council members and employees were present in a large number.
Communal Harmony Day at DLW
Communal Harmony Day was observed on 21st August at DLW. On this occasion, Shri Ashok
Kumar Harit, General Manager administered the
Communal Harmony pledge to the officers and
employees. S/Shri A.K.Singh, CME, A.K.Goel, COS,
Yogesh Asthana, CEE, Anil Kumar Sharma, CQAM, Arjun
Tabiyar, CPO, K.B.Sahay, CME/P, V.R.Mishra, CMM/Eng.,
N.S.Pangtey, FA&CAO/TOT, R.B.Yadav, CE as well as
other officers and employees took the pledge in a large
number to maintain communal harmony and peaceful co-
existence in the society without any distinction of caste, creed, area, religion and language. Shri
Pravin Kumar, Dy.CPO conducted the programme.
In this connection, officers and employees in
different Shops at Workshop area, Stores/Depot and
other Offices inside the Workshop, Hospital and work
places of Colony area as well as Teachers and Students of
DLW Inter College, Central School, St. Johns School and
Bal Niketan also took communal harmony pledge.
Special Discussion Meeting of Nagar Rajbhasha Karyanvayan Samiti at DLW
Nagar Rajbhasha Karyanvayan Samiti (NRKS) held a special discussion meeting on 18th
August at Hall of Fame. Speaking on this occasion, chief guest Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, Secy.-
Rajbhasha, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India said that since time immemorial Varanasi city
has been a centre of attraction for its glorious history of Hindi literature. Expressing satisfaction
over the progress review report of NRKS, he said Hindi is a
very easy language. He appealed the member offices to
popularize the same and apprised above the recent software
that can help to resolve the problem coming in computer-
Presiding over the meeting Shri Ashok Kumar Harit, General Manager & President, Nagar
Rajbhasha Karyanvayan Samiti, Varanasi focussed upon the activities NRKS and said that in the
last meeting, member offices were awarded with the Shields and Certificates by the Samiti for their
commendable performances in the field of Rajbhasha. Shri Harit also apprised about the
achievements of DLW in Rajbhasha and said that recently Premchand Hindi Library at DLW has
been computerised. Probably, this is the very first library, which is equipped with e-granthalaya
software and having barcode. Despite this DLW is organizing various programmes and bringing out
magazine to make the Rajbhasha practically dynamic. Shri Harit also assured of cent-percent
compliance of the implementation of Rajbhasha Adhiniyam by all member offices.
Earlier, welcoming Shri Srivastava, Secy.-Rajbhasha, Ministry of Home Affairs as well as
representatives of member offices, Shri Arjun Tabiyar, Mukhya Rajbhasha Adhikari and CPO threw
lights upon the contribution of Varanasi in the progress of Hindi literature. While, Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Singh, Varistha Rajbhahsa Adhikari and Member Secy,/NRKS focussed upon the activities of NRKS
On this occasion, Dr. Markandey Ram Pathak, Registrar,
Banaras Hindu University, Shri Santosh Shukla, ADRM, NER, Dr.
Bijendra Singh, Director, Vegetable Research Project Office,
Varanasi, Dr. Devraj Singh, Registrar, Central Tibetan Institute,
Shri Ram Prakash Maurya, Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax,
Income Tax Office, Shri R.K.Verma, Joint General Manager,
Indian Airport Office, Shri R.P.Ram, Dy. General Manager, District Telecom Office, Shri R.B.Patel,
Dy. Director, All India Radio, Shri Rohit Kumar, Zonal Manager, Food Corporation of India, and Shri
Sudhanshu Shekher, Sr. District Manager, Life Insurance Corporation of India also expressed their
views and put-up the progress report of Hindi of their departments.
On this occasion, Shri Kumar Pal Sharma, Dy. Director in Charge (Implementation),
Northern Region, Rajbhasha as well as representatives of various central govt. departments and
autonomous organizations were presence in a large number. The programme concluded with the
vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Varistha Rajbhasha Adhikari and Member
69th Independence Day was celebrated on 15th August, 2015 at DLW Stadium with the
presentation of colourful cultural programmes by the children of DLW based schools. The
programme started with the hoisting of National Flag, followed by
the inspection of parade of Railway Protection Force, St. Johns
Ambulance Brigade, Civil Defence, Bharat Scouts, Guide, Cubs,
Bulbuls and Inter College Scouts & Guides by General Manager
Shri A.K.Harit. On this occasion, focussing upon the contribution
and sacrifices of freedom fighters for the freedom of the country
Shri Harit highlighted the production and other activities of DLW
including achievements of all the departments of DLW.
On this occasion, chief guest Shri Harit honoured the
President Certificate recipient cadets of Scouts & Guides by
handing over them President
Certificates as well as he gave away the prizes to the meritorious
students of DLW Inter College, who received maximum marks in
Inter, High School and Primary examinations. Shri Harit also
distributed useful equipments to the handicapped employees and
handicapped dependents of DLW employees.
The programme concluded with the distribution of fruit packets to the indoor patients of
DLW Central Hospital by Shri Harit along with Smt. Sumitra Harit, Chairperson, DLW Women's
Welfare Organisation, members and principal officers. On this
occasion chief guest Shri Harit also inspected the training center
of Bharat Scouts & Guides at Community Hall premises. The
programme wound up with the plantation of saplings at Surya
Sarovar by General Manager Shri Harit as well as Smt. Sumitra
Harit, Chairperson, DLW Women's Welfare Organisation &
members, HODs, officers Staff Council Members and employees.
Independence Day Celebration at DLW
6th Jagran Film Festival held at DLW
Under the co-operation of DLW Cinema Club, 6th Jagran Film Festival was organised by
Dainik Jagran group from 24th to 26th July at Auditorium (Cinema Hall). The Film Festival started on
24th July with the premiere show of film MASAAN, produced by renowned film producer Shri
Anurag Kashyap and directed by Shri Niraj Ghaywan.
Earlier, the Festival was inaugurated by chief guest Shri
Yogesh Asthana, Chief Electrical Engineer with the lighting of
lamp along with film producer Shri Anurag Kashyap, Actor Shri
Sanjay Mishra, Actress Miss Richa Chadda and co-artists of the
film MASAAN as well as Controller of Stores Shri A.K.Goel,
Chief Personnel Officer Shri Arjun Tabiyar, Deputy General
Manager Shri Manish Gupta and other officers.
During the three-day film festival, 10 awarded and popular
films as HUNTERRR and LAJWANTI in Hindi CHOTODER CHOBI in
Bengali, BRIDGEND in English were screened on 25th July,
whereas on 26th July GEET GATA CHAL in Hindi, POST CARD in
Marathi, NADIYA KE PAAR, NH 10 in Hindi as well as BRAHMIN
BULLS in English were shown.
On this occasion, distinguished persons as well as officers, employees of DLW & Dainik
Jagran group including viewers from the adjoining areas and Varanasi city enjoyed the screening of
the films according to their choice in a large number.
LED bulb distribution camp
With the aim of energy conservation in Diesel Locomotive Works Township, a LED bulb
distribution camp is being organised from 26th to 31st July at Jalalipatti Sub-Station-3 (Near Kalyan
Kendra Health Unit). This camp is being organised under
the joint auspicious of DLW Electrical Department, Ministry
of Power, Govt. of India, Energy Efficiency Services Limited
and Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited.
Shri Yogesh Asthana, Chief Electrical Engineer started the camp on 26 th July with the cutting
of ribbon. On this occasion, Shri K.M.Singh, Dy. CE as well as other officers, Staff Council members
and employees were present in a large number.
It is mentionable here that under the DELP scheme of
Govt. of India, implemented by UPPCL in Uttar Pradesh, all
the DLW officers and employees are taking advantage of this
scheme by producing photocopy of their Identity Cards.
Maximum 10 bulbs are being given to each employee @ `
100/- per bulb. Three years replacement warranty is also provided on these M/s. Crompton
Greaves made branded 7 watt LED bulbs.
Kavya Sandhya at DLW
Under the auspices of Rajbhasha Department a "Kavya Sandhya" was organised at DLW
Auditorium (Cinema Hall) on 24th June, 2015. Eminent poets and satirists participated in this Kavya
Among the noted poets from Varanasi and outside, who
recited their poetries and satires in the meet were Shri Hari
Narayan Singh 'Harish' (Ghazipur), S/Shri Kamlesh Dwivedi
(Kanpur), Bhal Chandra Tripathi (Azamgarh), Akhilesh Dwivedi
(Allahabad), Fazihat Gahmari (Ghazipur), Kumar Pravin
(Ghazipur), B.R.Viplavi (Mughalsarai), Dinesh Chandra (Mughalsarai) and Hradai Narain (DLW).
Reciting their poetries they made a scathing attack on the present politics, social evils and
irregularities prevailing in the society. They covered a wide spectrum of themes on contemporary
life and were widely acclaimed by the audience. The poets mesmerised the audience by presenting
the lyrics in their own voice. Kavya Sandhya was conducted by the prominent poet critic Shri Hari
Narayan Singh 'Harish'. While, renowned poet Shri B.R.Viplavi (Mughalsarai) presided over the
Earlier, Chief Guest of the programme Shri Ashok
Kumar Harit, General Manager as well as Smt. Sumitra Harit,
Chairperson, Smt. Anuradha Singh, Vice-Chairperson, Smt.
Shashi Narayan, Treasurer, DLW Womens Welfare
Organisation and Shri Hradai Narain, Mukhya Rajbhasha
Adhikari inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp
On this occasion, GM Shri Harit awarded 09 officers for giving maximum dictation in
Rajbhasha. Shri Harit also gave away awards to 16 officers
and employees for doing excellent and maximum work in
Hindi. In the Kavya Sandhya heads of the departments as well
as members of DLW Womens Welfare Organisation, officers,
Staff Council members, employees and audience from outside
also were present in a large number. Earlier, Shri Hradai
Narain, Mukhya Rajbhasha Adhikari welcomed the guests and
poets who made the evening splendid. Dr. Sanjay Kr. Singh, Varishtha Rajbhasha Adhikari
proposed the vote of thanks and Shri Amlesh Shrivastava conducted the programme efficiently.
All India Railway Civil Defence Meet at DLW
All India Railway Civil Defence Meet was organised at Diesel Locomotive Works on 22nd
June, 2015 at Hall of Fame. It was presided by Shri Alok Kumar, Director, Indian Railways Civil
Defence and Executive Director/Civil Engineering, Railway
Board. On this occasion, welcoming the office-bearers and
members of Civil Defence coming from different zonal
railways Shri Alok Kumar said that Civil Defence units are
always praised for their useful contributions and relief works
being done during the time of emergency. He expressed
hope that this conference will provide an opportunity to the
representatives attending the conference to share their views
and experiences with each other.
In this conference, Senior Civil Defence Inspectors of Eastern Railway, North Eastern
Railway, Western Railway, West Central Railway, Central Railway, South East Central Railway,
Southern Railway etc. participated and focussed upon the various agendas, for which Shri Alok
Kumar, Director, Civil Defence assured them to find out appropriate solutions of their problems.
On this occasion, presenting the progress report of DLW Civil Defence, Shri Panna Lal,
Controller, DLW Civil Defence and Dy. Chief Engineer threw light on the activities of the
Ogranisation. Shri B.L.Nag, Dy. Controller, DLW Civil
Defence and Dy. Chief Project Manager/Vehicle proposed
the vote of thanks. While, Shri N.K.Mishra, Chief Warden
welcomed the guests and Shri A.B.Mishra, Sr. Civil Defence
Inspector conducted the whole programme efficiently.
Earlier, Shri Alok Kumar, Director, Indian Railways
Civil Defence and Executive Director/Civil Engineering,
Railway Board inaugurated the newly built Indian Railways Civil Defence Training Centre and
inspected the facilities available in Training Center.
International Day of Yoga
On the occasion of International Yoga Day on 21st June, 2015, a huge Yoga training camp
was organised at DLW Stadium. Chief guest Shri A.K.Harit,
General Manager inaugurated the camp with lighting of lamp
along with S/Shri Ashok Kumar Singh, CME, A.K.Goel, COS,
Yogesh Asthana, CEE, Arjun Tabiyar, CPO and A.K.Sharma,
In the camp Shri Satya Narayan Yadav, Yogacharya of
Archana Yogayatan (authrised by Ministry of Aayush, Govt. of India) demonstrated various
exercises of Yoga and also helped the HODs, officers, employees and their family members in
doing them various types of Yoga. Earlier, under the direction of Shri N.K.Verma, Teacher, the
students of DLW Inter College presented of the most difficult yoga postures.
On this occasion, a
workshop and documentary film
show on yoga was also organised
at Technical Training Centre
auditorium. Besides S/Shri Vivek
Acharya, Principal, Technical
Training Centre, Yamuna Prasad, Inspector and Shri Panna Lal, Member, Staff Council were
awarded for best performance in Yoga by CME Shri Ashok Kumar Singh.
Scholarship distribution and Bal Sanskritik Sandhya
Under the aegis of Staff Benefit Fund Committee, a scholarship distribution function was
organised at DLW Auditorium (Cinema hall) on 18th June, 2015, in which General Manager Shri
A.K.Harit gave away scholarship of `18000/- (Rupees Eighteen Thousands) each to the
sons/daughters of 102 employees, receiving technical
education. On this occasion, wishing a bright future to the
children, who received scholarship, Shri Harit said that DLW
has delivered message of transparency in society by publicly
distributing scholarships to the children of DLW employees
from Staff Benefit Fund.
To mark the occasion, DLW Cultural Association organised a colourful cultural programme
"Bal Sanskritik Sandhya" at Cinema Hall. In this programme, those children presented their skills
and performance, who received training in "summer presentation-oriented workshop" at DLW
conducted by DLW Music College. In the manner, children performed and showed how seriously
they received training. By showing their talents, they won the hearts of the viewers by presenting
Saraswati Vandana, Ganesh Vandana, Sargam Song, Group
Dances, Classical Songs, Dances and playing of Violin, Tabla
& Synthesizer, etc. The programme wound up with the
staging of play Hiranyakashap Murder Case.
At the end of the programme, guest of honour Smt.
Sumitra Harit, Chairperson, DLW Womens Welfare
Organisation honoured all the Gurujans, who imparted
training to the children, by presenting them angavatram & coconuts. In the function, GM Shri Harit
declared cash award of ` 20000/- for DLW Cultural Association, ` 5000/- for Scouts & Guides for
dais decoration and ` 5000/- for Kathak artist Smt. Vasundhara Sharma individually as well as `
5000/- for accompanying cultural team who bagged third place in All India Railway Cultural
Earlier, chief guest Shri Harit, guest of honour Smt. Sumitra Harit, Chairperson and Smt.
Anuradha Singh, Vice-Chairperson, DLW Womens Welfare Organisation as well as Shri Ashok
Kumar Singh, CME, Shri Yogesh Asthana, CEE and Shri Arjun Tabiyar, CPO inaugurated the
programme by lighting the lamp jointly. On this occasion, welcoming the guests as well as
recipients of scholarships Shri Pravin Kumar, Dy. CPO and Secy. DLW Cultural Association
presented the annual report of the association. While, Shri Amlesh Srivastava conducted the whole
programme and Shri Subhro Mitra, Manager, Sangeet Mahavidyalaya proposed the vote of thanks.
On this occasion, officers, members of DLW Womens Welfare Organisation, Staff Council Members,
employees and their family members were present in a large number.
1. Massive tree plantation drive was launched on Surya-
Sarovar under the leadership of Shri A.K.Harit, GM,
DLW, in which GM, HODs, officers and employees
planted saplings as well as tree plantation was also
done at technical training centre and RPF barrack.
Aproximate 200 trees were planted.
2. DLW Bharat Scouts and Guides taken out Paryavaran Jagrukta Rally (Prabhat-Pheri) holding
placards and banners having slogans on tree plantation and Environmental Protection.
3. A seminar on Environmental Protection was organized in Hall of Fame. Which was presided
over by Shri A.K.Harit, General Manager. In the seminar where Shri Yogesh Asthana, Chief
Electrical Engineer fo-
cussing upon the efforts of
DLW in the field of energy
conservation and solar en-
ergy, apprised about the
solar lights, solar water
heaters, LED lights installed in DLW and in this respects DLWs future planning also, there
Shri R.B.Yadav, Chief Engineer focussed upon the background of Environment Day, results
of the unbalanced exploitation of natural resources, water conservation, water harvesting,
rain water collection process and DLWs efforts for water
conservation through their presentations. Speaking on the
noise pollution Shri A.K.Singh, Chief Design Engineer ap-
prised about the DLWs efforts in reducing noise level in lo-
comotives through his presentation.
4. At technical training centre, a symposium was organized on Renewable Sources of Energy,
in which apprentices were apprised about the above subjects through presentation, as well
as poster competition and quiz competition on Environment Protection were also organised.
Observance of Environment Day at DLW
Observance of Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhwada at DLW
VENDOR MEET : Railyatri Upbhokta fortnight began with the vendor meet held on 26th May atTechnical Training Centre (TTC) Auditorium. Shri Ashok Kumar Singh, Chief Mechanical Engineer
presided over the meet. On this occasion Shri A. K. Goel, Controller of Stores welcomed the
officers and vendors. During the meet
representatives of M/s. Nike Engineering,
Varanasi, M/s. Bharat Forge, Pune and M/s.
Medha Servo Drive, Hyderabad and other
reputed firms apprised about their products
through presentations and discussed with the officers regarding their
problems facing in day-to-day works at DLW and its solutions. In the
meet officers of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises also
apprised the vendors about the beneficial plans running for them by
their Ministry. On this occasion an exhibition of loco components was
also set up at Stores/Depot. Firms representatives observed this
exhibition and discussed with the concerned officers regarding the displayed components.
SAFETY AWARENESS DRIVE : To aware the passers regarding the safety rules to cross thelevel crossings, a safety awareness drive was launched on 26th May, 29th May, 2nd June and 8th June
at level crossings within DLW campus. In this drive under the guidance
of Shri Neeraj Jain, Chief Safety Officer, Shri Vinay Kumar and Shri
Vijay Yadav, Safety Officers along with the members of Railway
Protection Force (RPF), Civil Defence, St. Johns Ambulance Brigade,
Bharat Scouts & Guides and Trainee Apprentices apprised about the
people regarding the safety rules to cross the level crossing. They also
distributed hand-bills among people containing safety rules related to cross the level crossing.
HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS : DLW Central Hospital organized health check-up camps forrailway employees and their families as well as people of adjacent areas at Kanchanpur Railway
colony on 27th May, Bhulanpur Station on 30th May, Kakarmatta
Railway Colony on 03th June, West township on 06th June and RPF
Barrack on 09th June. In the camps Doctors checked-up high blood
pressure, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, height and weight and gave
them appropriate medical advice. On this occasion under the
leadership of Dr. S.S.Negi, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shankar Singh, Additional Chief Medical
Superintendent and his team examined the health of people in a large number. The members of
St. Johns Ambulance Brigade and Civil Defense also contributed their best in holding the camps
YOGA TRAINING CAMPS : Yoga Training camps were organized atTechnical Training Centre Auditorium from 28th May to 09th June. In the
camps yoga trainers imparted training of Pranayam, Asana and Physical
Exercises to the officers, employees, instructors and apprentices as well
as delivered lectures on Yoga.
INSPECTION OF QUARTERS AND COLONY BY DLW COLONY INSPECTION TEAM :DLW Colony Inspection Team comprising of the officers and employees of Civil, Electrical and
Personnel departments as well as staff council members inspected the
quarters of DLW colonies as well as adjacent areas. Under the guidance
of Shri Yogesh Asthana, Chief Electrical Engineer and Shri R.B.Yadav,
Chief Engineer, the Teams Inspected the quarters and near-by areas.
They also met the denizens of DLW and heard their grievances and
instructed the concerned employees for sorting-out their problems.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT COURSES : Technical Training Centre isrunning skill development camps for un-employed youths from 01st June
to 13th June, 15th to 27th June, 29th June to 11th July and 13th to 25th July.
In these camps youths will be imparted training of Carpentry, Welding,
Panting, Machining and Electrical etc.
SPECIAL DRIVE BY RPF : DLW Railway Protection Force started a special checking drive tocheck the un-desirable activities inside DLW campus. Shri A.K.Singh,
Chief Mechanical Engineer and Shri Jitendr Srivastava launched this
special drive by flagging-off the patrolling party of RPF in presence of
Shri Manish Kumar Gupta, Dy.GM. The patrolling party searched the
people in DLW at different places and apprised them about the rules
and regulations to enter the premises and visiting the administrative
building, workshop and stroes depot.
WORKSHOP ON COURTESY TO DEAL WITH PENSIONERS : Under the auspices of DLWPersonnel department a workshop on Courteous behaviour with the Pensioners was
organized for the frontline staff dealing with the
Pensioners. Shri Arjun Tabiyar, Chief Personnel
Officer presided over the workshop. On the
occasion Shri Hridai Narayan, FA&CAO, Dr.
S.S.Negi, CMO, Managers of State Bank of India,
Bank of Baroda and the officials of DLW Pensioners welfare association as well as Pensioners in a
large number expressed their views and apprised the pensioners about the beneficial plans running
for them and also put up valuable suggestions to sort-out Pensioners problems.
CULTURAL PROGRAMME : To mark the Railyatri/UpbhoktaPakhwada, DLW cultural association organized, a colourful cultural
programme (LOK-SANDHYA) Bulliya ke gaon me on 03rd June at
Cinema Hall. In which DLW artists presented folk songs, folk dances
as well as a comedy play GABAR-GHICHORE based on the rural
beck-ground was staged. Which were highly appreciated by the
SPECIAL CLEANLINESS DRIVE : Under the leadership of Shri A.K.Harit, General Manager,DLW officers and employees launched a special cleanliness drive in
workshop premises on 06th June. In addition to it cleanliness drives
were also launched at Surya-Sarovar, Tagore Park, East & Central
Townships as well as in West Township on 02nd, 04th, 09th and 10th
June respectively. Civil defence and other organizations also
participated in this drive with their full attention.
FLAGGING-OFF CEREMONY OF 1500th HHP LOCOMOTIVE GAURAV : Honble Ministerfor Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged-off flower bedecked 1500th HHP locomotive
GAURAV decorated in resplendent color scheme on 08th June 2015
at ceremonial ground in workshop premises with performing rituals.
Earlier he inspected the driver cab of locomotive along with honble
Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha, member staff Shri
Pradeep Kumar, member engineering Shri V.K.Gupta and GM DLW,
Shri A.K.Harit as well as other principle officers. On this occasion
DLW also brought out a display advertisement in Pioneer, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Dainik
Jagran, Amar Ujala, Aaj, Hindustan and Rashtriya Sahara leading newspapers.
Honble Union Minister for Railways flagged off 1500th HHP Locomotive GAURAV
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Honble Union Minister for Railways, Govt. of India flagged-
off 1500th HHP Diesel Locomotive GAURAV in a grand ceremony at Diesel Locomotive Works,
Varanasi on 08th June, 2015. On this occasion, before flagging-off the flower bedecked locomotive
decorated in resplendent colour scheme, he inspected the driver cab of above locomotive along
with Shri Manoj Sinha, Honble Minister of state for Railways, Shri Pradeep Kumar, Member/Staff,
Shri V.K.Gupta, Member/Engineering, Railway Board, Shri P.K.Srivastava, DG, RDSO, Shri A. K.
Harit, General Manager, DLW and Shri Ashok Kumar Singh, Chief Mechanical Engineer, DLW.
During the inspection of locomotive Shri Prabhu was apprised about the salient features of the
locomotive GAURAV by General Manager Shri Harit and Chief Mechanical Engineer Shri Ashok
On this occasion expressing happiness over the
performance of DLW, Honble Railway Minister said that
equipped with latest technology, DLW built locomotives
are fulfilling their responsibility well as true partner of
progress. Lauding the technical skill of DLWs workmen
Shri Prabhu said that Indian Railways has made
tremendous contribution in the development of country.
He complimented DLW as the growth engine of the
country and said Railways progress is the progress of the country. Shri Prabhu expressed
satisfaction over the progress of Expansion Project and the development of fuel cell hybrid
locomotive by DLW. He also instructed about the manufacturing of eco-friendly dual-mode Diesel
and Electric driven locomotive and thereafter triple mode Diesel-Electric-CNG driven locomotive
besides reducing vibration in trains as well as noise in locomotives as per the International
Addresing the gathering in function, Shri Manoj
Sinha, Honble MOSR said that along with the
production, upgrading its high horse power locomotives,
DLW has manufactured various types of high horse
power locomotives. These achievements of DLWs
employees and officers are the hall-mark of their
dedication towards the work and adapt themselves
according to the newer challenges.
Welcoming the Honble MR, Honble MOSR along with the guests, officers and employees,
General Manager Shri Ashok Kumar Harit focused upon the achievements of DLW in locomotive
production, environment and future prospects. Shri Harit also threw light upon the development
work of Fuel Cell Hybrid locomotive as well as dual-mode Diesel and Electric driven locomotive.
Shri Amlesh Srivastava conducted the whole programme efficiently. On this occasion, Shri Ravindra
Jaiswal, MLA, Shri Shyamdev Roy Choudhary, MLA, Shri Kedar Nath Singh, MLC, Dr. P.Nag, V.C.,
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Shri A.K.Puthia, GM, NR, Shri Rajiv Mishra, GM, NER and Shri
P.K.Srivastava, DG, RDSO graced the programme by their benign presence, as well as HODs,
officers, Staff Council members and employees of DLW attended the programme in a large
number. This 4500 HP locomotive no 40235 is being pressed in to service at Puna Diesel Shed of
On this occasion, Honble Minister also met Shri Amar Singh, Joint Secy., Staff Council &
members as well as the representatives of other employees associations and office bearers of
SC/ST/OBC Association and received memorandum from them.