|MASSIVE AWARENESS BY ECoR FOR CLEANLINESS|
Monday, April 1, 2013
MASSIVE AWARENESS BY ECoR FOR CLEANLINESS
● 7286 PERSONS FINED IN RAILWAY PREMISES
● Rupees 4,86,630/- collected as fine.
East Coast Railway has taken a massive awareness campaign on cleanliness and also imposed fine for the violations since December 16, 2012. During the cleanliness and anti-spitting drive in ECoR jurisdiction, 7286 persons have been fined so far for spitting and littering at Railway premises. An amount of Rupees 4, 86, 630/- have also been collected as fine from the persons who have spitted and littered at Railway premises.
Spitting and littering entails a fine of Rs. 100/- at ‘A1’ Class Stations like Bhubaneswar, Puri and Visakhapatnam, Rs. 50/- at ‘A’ Class Stations like Bhadrak, Brahmapur, Cuttack, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Khurda Road, Palasa, Rayagada, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram and Sambalpur and Rs. 30/- will be charged at rest of the stations under East Coast Railway jurisdiction. The fine may be doubled shortly in a view to stop spitting and littering and can be enhanced upto Rupees 500/-.
In the new Rule 2012 of Indian Railways, no person shall throw or deposit litter in any occupied and unoccupied railway premises or the carriage in authorized places or cook, bath, spit, urinate, defecate, feed animals/birds, repair or wash vehicles, washing utensils/clothes or any other objects or keep any type of storage in any railway premises or paste and put up any posture or write and draw anything in any compartment, carriage of railways, premises thereof without any lawful authority or indulge in defacing railway property in station buildings, platforms, railway tracks and other property belonging to railways including trains shall be punished and will be imposed with fine.