The N.F Railway hold conference with the senior DSO crucial safety issues

Maligaon, Sept 03: The Zonal Disaster Management Plan of N.F. Railway received ISO 9001:2015 certification which was formally announced by Shri Sanjive Roy, General Manager, N.F. Railway at the Conference of the Senior Divisional Safety Officers (Sr.DSO) held at NF Railway Headquarter at Maligaon in the presence of Shri M.K. Agrawal, Principal Chief Safety Officer and other senior officials. The conference also deliberated on other crucial safety issues for smooth train operations.

The Disaster Preparedness of the Railways has undergone drastic changes during the last 14 years since the promulgation of the Disaster Management Act in 2005 and the scope of the preparedness has become much wider to include incidences like terrorism, natural calamities etc. besides accidents.

Railway Disaster Management Plans for each zone of Indian Railway were prepared following the suggestion of a High Level Committee in September, 2002 to prepare a plan enumerating the basic work-frame for organizing efficient relief operation in handling a disaster. Following this, N.F. Railway had adopted the Zonal Disaster Management Plan in 2005 which is being updated periodically.

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