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1.8 lakh tonnes food grains reach SER in Oct


Kolkata, Nov 22: South Eastern Railway has taken all possible measures in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic to ensure uninterrupted supply of food grains and other essential commodities. As per the guidelines given by the Ministry of Railways, SER has geared up its entire network for unabated movement of goods trains. 

During the month of October, 2020, altogether 1,86,294 tonnes of food grains and Salt have been unloaded from 92 rakes comprising of Rice, Wheat and Salt at different stations and sidings of South Eastern Railway. Out of these 92 rakes of food grains, 47 rakes of wheat, 42 rakes of Rice and 3 rakes of Salt were unloaded.

The rakes were unloaded at different locations of South Eastern Railway viz. Kharagpur, Kalaikunda, Midnapur, Rupsa, Sankrail Goods Terminal Yard, Adra, Purulia, Bankura, Bokaro Steel City, Tatanagar, Tatisilwai, Namkom etc. during the period from 1st October to 31st October, 2020.

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