South Eastern Railway (SER) has opened reservation counters for booking of reserved tickets in a phased manner considering the need of the general public for making the task of ticket booking easy for all prospective travelers from all parts of India in reserved trains.
The following PRS counters in various Railway stations have been opened in SER Jurisdiction with effect from Thursday as per the Railway Station under their Division areas like under Kharagpur Division- Kharagpur, Howrah, Mecheda, Shalimar, Hijli, Balasore and Ghatshila, under Adra Division the ticket counters were opened at Purulia, Barabhum, Joy Chandil Pahar, Burnpur, Chandil and Bokaro, under Chakradharpur Division the ticket counters were opened at Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Rajgangpur, Bamra, Sini, Chaibasa, Burbil, Dangaoposi and Jharsugoda and under Ranchi Division ticket counters were opened at Ranchi, Hatia and Muri stations.
These reservation counters are opened as per local requirements and conditions. It may be noted that running of Shramik Special trains will continue to be handled by local State Governments as per the existing protocols.
The standard social distancing guidelines and the hygiene protocols are to be observed in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, under the guidance and of President, South Eastern Railway Servo (SERWWO-South Eastern Railway Women Welfare Organization), Rita Mahanti coming from Hatia Special Train coming from Hatia from Train No. 01642 UDP (Karnataka) on Thursday members of SREWWO distributed food and daily use items to all the migrant laborers. This train arrived at Hatia railway station at 19:30 pm.
Lockdown has been imposed across the Country to prevent the spread of Corona virus infection. As a result, labourers are stuck in many States. Workers' special trains are being run by the Railway Administration to get them back to their homes. Hundreds of workers are traveling in these trains.
SERWWO has been working in diverse social, cultural and educational fields. Children's talent is encouraged by organizing stitch-weaving training, training of beauticians, singing instruments, music, painting, quizzes etc. for the children of railway employees and on behalf of the committee. Scholarships are also given to talented students. Apart from this, the orphanage and old age home are also helped by the committee from time to time.
The South Eastern Railway Servo Committee is always in the forefront of social work. In this episode, the workers who came out of UDP today were provided assistance.
In making this work successful, Ranchi Railway Board, President of SERVO, Ruby Ambastha, other officers and members of SERVO contributed significantly.