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Mumbai: WR Collects Fine Of INR 29.81 Cr Through Ticket Checking Drive In 3 Months

According to a press release issued by Sumit Thakur, Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, DRM Shri Satyakumar felicitated 101 Ticket Checking staff with Merit Certificates, Medals & Cash Awards for their outstanding performance.

Mumbai: WR Collects Fine Of INR 29.81 Cr Through Ticket Checking Drive In 3 Months
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Western Railways (WR) conducts regular ticket checking drives to keep a check o­n unauthorized travelling. Mumbai Division of WR has accomplished a remarkable feat by recovering INR 29.81 crores during such checking drives conducted upto the month of June, 2022 which is 550% more against the set target for the period.

In recognition of their performance, G V L Satyakumar, Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Central Division felicitated the outstanding ticket checking staff of the division for their best performances in the month of May and June, 2022.

According to a press release issued by Sumit Thakur, Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, DRM Shri Satyakumar felicitated 101 Ticket Checking staff with Merit Certificates, Medals & Cash Awards for their outstanding performance.

The Ticket Checking Staff were categorized o­n the basis of the penalty amount realized over and above their individual targets. The staff were adjudged based o­n the norms and criteria set and accordingly they were felicitated with Gold, Silver & Bronze medals and cash awards. This has uplifted their morale and will enable them to give their best.

Thakur further stated that Mumbai Division of WR created history in the month of May 2022 by achieving an amount of INR 12.24 crore in Ticket Checking fines during the intensive checking drives conducted. The total cumulative amount realized as fines for the months of April, May and June 2022 is INR 29.81 crore which is 732% higher as compared to the corresponding period last year & 550% more than the set cumulative target of 4.58 crore. These achievements have been accomplished due to meticulous planning and execution by the Commercial Department of the Division.

Western Railway appeals to the general public to travel with proper and valid tickets and carry valid Identity cards in order to avoid inconvenience.

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