Report by;Rajesh Mohapatra,Odishabarta
ROURKELA,(10/07/18):Union cabinet minister for Tribal Affairs and MP of Sundergarh has inaugurated MEMU train service between Rourkela-Sambalpur (68027&68028) and dedicated it to nation on 9th July. With this MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) passengers will get various benefits and comforts. This train will be having neat and clean toilets and modern facilities which will give the best satisfaction to passengers who are previously travelling trough passengers train. With MEMU train facility, environment pollution can be reduced substantially and riding comfort will be there. In the beginning Anup Kumar, ADRM, Railway has briefed about this train service and its benefits to passengers. Jual Oram in his address said Railway department is planning to bring few other MEMU trains which will travel from Rourlkela-Chakradharpur and Rourkela –Saranda. In his speech he also emphasized that this Govt. At centre, BJP is giving all efforts to develop this area and Railway facilities. He gave thrust on Railway over bridge at STI and ITI where work progress is satisfactory and this will be useful to common man shortly. He criticized BJD Govt. for their non-cooperation in providing Govt. lands in Kukuda Gate, Rajagangpur and Kulunga where construction of over bridge is planned but could not been materialized for State Govt.’s inability to acquire land for the cause. Many other senior officers of Railway Deapartment have participated this event and they are N Verma, ARMS of Bondamunda, S Sahay, Senior DEMS of Chakradharpur, A K Mishra, Sr. Station Manager, Rourkela and other officers and staffs of Railway.Many senior BJP leaders of Rourkela were also present and they are Nihar Ray, Jagabandhu Beherea,Dhiren Senapati, Ramesh Agrawal, Bhagaban Rout, Subrat Patnayak and Kedar Mohanty.