As the Maha Metro gears up to start its service in the city, it is gearing up on the administrative side to run the operations. The company has trained 260 officials and employees.
All these employees and officials have been given training related to train operations besides their respective works. Moreover, mock drills are conducted from time to time to test their skills. All the employees have cleared the tests conducted so far, informed Metro officials.
The employees including section engineer, junior engineer, station control, train operation, technician and FMS staff were given training of passenger related services as well as emergency situation. Minute attention is being paid on passenger facilities for which special training has been given to the employees.
A total of 50 station controllers or train operators, 34 section engineers or junior engineers and 31 technicians were imparted 45-day basic training, seven-day fire fighting safety and first-aid training, seven-day soft skill, communication skill, personality development, etc. In addition, they were given 30-day technical training of OEM.
Moreover, 130 FMS staffs were given 45-day basic training, fire fighting safety and first-aid training, soft skill, communication skill, personality development and other training.
Maha Metro officials including Director (Finance) (Rolling Stock and System) S Shivmathan, Director (Rolling Stock and System) Sunil Mathur, General Manager (Administration) Anil Kokate, CPM (O&M) Sudhakar Urade and Manager (Training &FMS) Mahendra Swami under the guidance of Managing Director Brijesh Dixit are busy in looking after security arrangements at the stations.
Meditation sessions are conducted after every 48 hours for the officials to make them tension free and discharge their duties efficiently. In addition, to training, equal focus is given on demonstration tests.