Central Railway Observes ‘Swachha Prasadhan’ – Swachha Pakhwada Day 13

Central Railway, o­n the 13th day of Swachha Pakhwada observed Swachh Prasadhan o­n all 5 divisions continuing its  action plan of Clean toilets 

The distinct feature of todays’ cleaning activity was cleaning of toilets of Divyangjan. This went along with plantation activities in some of the divisions and intensive shramdaan also as part of Pakhwada.


At Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, cleaning of entire toilet blocks o­n both suburban as well as main line was carried out.  As also cleaning of the toilet area ceiling as well as the toilet corridor ceiling. At Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Divyangjan toilet was cleaned and sanitised. Housekeeping staff cleaned entire toilet blocks at Matunga workshop. At Dadar station cleaning of toilets underwent stream treatment for better cleaning. Intensive toilet cleanings as well as platform premises cleaning was done at Mankhurd, Thane, Dadar, Masjid, Matunga, Kalyan and Kurla stations. PUNE DIVISIONIntensive cleaning of urinals, water stands and wash basins done at all major stations o­n Pune Division. Urinals were cleaned and sanitized at DRM’s office in Pune. At RPF barrack and railway colony in Pune, insecticides were sprayed after intensive cleaning. A seminar o­n cleanliness was organised at Ghorpuri colony during Swachhata Pakhwara to bring awareness. At Miraj railway colony after shramdaan activities, wet and dry garbage was collected for disposal. 


On Nagpur division main focus o­n clean toilets was done in 02615 Chennai- New Delhi special at Sewagram station, 02295 Sanghamitra express and 02692 New Delhi- Bengaluru special at Nagpur station. The division also stressed its attention o­n cleaning of Divyangjan toilets at Warora, Sewagram, Sindi and Tuljapur. Station toilets at Timtala, Betul, Balharshah were cleaned with disinfectants and sanitised.


On Solapur division intensive shramdaan activities carried out at Ahmednagar, Daund, Solapur and Kopargaon stations. Intensive toilet cleaning activities followed by sanitization. At Daund, cleaning of entire railway offices, cleaning and sanitization of platform premises, circulating area around Ahmednagar station was carried out.


Mechanised cleaning of platforms apart from toilet cleaning activities was carried out in today’s Swachhata campaign o­n Bhusaval division. At Amravati station the toilets of all waiting halls and retiring rooms were cleaned and sanitized. This concluded with sanitization of entire premises. At Shegaon station toilets were cleaned using high-pressure jet machine. Train No. 02833 was also cleaned and sanitized. Saplings were also planted at Burhanpur station by station staff as part of Swachha Pakhwada.

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai.