The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) conducted inspection of Jhansi Rani Metro Station today during the day-long visit to Nagpur Metro Project. The 2-member team, including CMRS Janak Kumar Garg, inspected the public amenities and other facilities provided at the metro station. A mock fire drill was also conducted during the officials’ visit to the station. The CMRS team expressed satisfaction at the facilities provided at the metro station.The CMRS officials headed to Jhansi Rani Metro Station, one of the prominent Metro Stations of Reach-III of Aqua Line. The two officials started their inspection with the escalators located on the station. Various safety norms of the escalators were tested on the occasion. Emergencies arising out of unforeseen circumstances during the use of escalators were also thought of and accordingly tested.Janak Kumar Garg and Rishabh Dwivedi, other official, also visited Station Control Room (SCR) and inspected facilities there. They also interacted with the officials and employees posted there. The two officials also examined the signage put up at various locations of the Metro Station. The security gadgets at the station were also reviewed by the CMRS team.
A mock fire drill was also conducted in front of the officials. The fire drill was held to test the readiness of the officials to deal with emergencies like fire. The fire brigade and an ambulance were summoned as part of the exercise, which reached the `accident venue’ within the stipulated period of 10 minutes. The CMRS officials also examined pump room and fire hydrant as part of the drill.The CMRS conveyed its sincere appreciation for the prompt response of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) officials for sending fire brigade and Lata Mangeshkar Hospital for deputing ambulance. He also acknowledged competence and knowledge of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Staff of Maha Metro.
Maha Metro officials including Director (Project) Mahesh Kumar, Director (Rolling Stock & Systems) Sunil Mathur, ED (Reach-I) Devendra Ramtetkkar, ED (Electrical) Shri Giridhari Paunikar, ED (Signal) JP Deharia, ED (Track) Shri Naresh Gurbani, ED (Admin) Anil Kokate, GM (O&M) Sudhakar Urade, CPM (Reach-III) Rajdeep Bhattacharya and others were part of the Maha Metro team.