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MoU for Doorstep Banking signed between SCR and SBI

The South Central Railways (SCR) zone of the Indian Railways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and State Bank of India(SBI) for providing doorstep banking services in 585 Railway Stations of the South Central Railway Zone. According to the signed MoU, SBI will be providing direct pickup of cash facility from the 585 Railway ..

Indian Railways will use Microsoft’s ‘Kaizala’ app to avail Healthcare facilities

Microsoft has unveiled ‘Kaizala’ which is an productivity app designed to enable large group communications and work management for the Indian market. Indian Railways will use this ‘Kaizala’ app which is managed by doctors from South Central Railways as a solution to connect employees throughout the country to facilitate with quality healthcare facilities. The app ..

Southern Coast Railway to be headquartered at Visakhapatnam

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has recently announced a new railway zone of the Indian Railways, named as Southern Coast Railway (SCoR). This new 18th railway zone of the country will be headquartered at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The new zone will comprise the existing Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada divisions that currently fall under the ..

Vinod Kumar Yadav appointed as new Chairman of Railway Board

Vinod Kumar Yadav, the South Central Railway (SCR) general manager, has been appointed as Chairman of the Railway Board under the Ministry of Railways and ex-officio Principal Secretary to the Government of India. He succeeded Ashwani Lohani. Yadav led SCR to a creditable performance during his tenure as General Manager. The Zone recorded its best ..

South Central Railway becomes first Rail Zone in India with 100% LED Lighting at railway stations

The South Central Railway (SCR) has become the first railway zone in India to complete 100% LED lighting at all the 733 stations under its jurisdiction. Division wise details of LED stations includes Secunderabad -162, Hyderabad -100,Vijayawada -158, Guntakal -157, Guntur -76and Nanded -80 Stations. This provision of LED lighting is expected to save 32 ..

Kacheguda railway declared as India’s first Energy-Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station

Kacheguda railway station in Hyderabad has become the India’s first Energy-Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station. It is operated by the South Central Railway (SCR) zone of Indian Railways. The station achieved the feat by replacing 1,312 conventional lights with Light-Emitting Diode (LED). It also replaced 370 ceiling fans with fans that run on Brushless DC ..