In a bid to extend helping hand to the needy in this pandemic time, Ration and Grocery items were distributed to the outsourcing contract staff at Engineering Estate office, Visakhapatnam today by Divisional Railway Manager Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava.
With the onset of the second wave of COVID-19 infection, the contractual workers were facing hardships to meet their daily needs. Shouldering social responsibility, the railway officials decided to distribute Ration and Grocery items to nearly 100 contract workers. ADRM (infra) Shri Akshay Saxena, Sr.DEN (Co) Shri Pradeep Yadav, Sr.DEN (East) Shri Prabhakar Rao, Assistant Engineers Shri Jagadish & Shri JV Krishna and other officials were present at the occasion.
Further, the ration and grocery items were also distributed to more than 100 supporting staff at Railway station viz. Sahayaks (Licensed porters) and Housekeeping assistants, by Chief Project Manager Shri K. Dhanunjaya rao, Executive Officer & SDC Simhachalam Devasthanam Smt Surya Kala in presence of Shri Shivananda Prasad Sr.DEE (Op), Station Director Shri Rajgopal, Smt Avinash Kaur DFM and other officials from various departments and organizations.
DRM Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava appreciated the efforts of the railway officials for taking initiative for such a noble cause at this crisis period and said that railways always responds to the social cause with compassion.