Railway Board celebrated the 59th Railway Week Award function-2014 . Speaking on the occasion, Chairman, Railway Board Shri Arunendra Kumar said that it was due to the untiring efforts and dedication of the railwaymen that today Indian Railways has made remarkable progress in achieving important goals and targets.

Shri Arunendra Kumar presented Running Efficiency Shield, to two sections jointly viz. ERB-VI and Health, selected as ‘Best Kept Sections’ for maintaining high standard of efficiency, prompt disposal of cases and excellent up-keep of records. Besides this, Merit Certificates and Cash Awards were presented to four other well maintained sections. In addition, 118 officers/staff of Railway Board received Merit Certificates and Cash Awards for their outstanding performance during the year 2013-14. A total number of 34 sportspersons and 7 artists were felicitated with Appreciation Letters and Cash Awards for their outstanding performance in the Inter-Ministry, All India Civil Services and Inter-Railway Competitions. Five awards were presented to Horticulture staff of Rail Bhawan and National Rail Museum for their excellent work.

Shri Arunendra Kumar congratulated the award winners for putting in their best performance and hoped that they would rededicate themselves to produce better results in the future.

Speaking on the occasion, Secretary, Railway Board, Shri P.C.Gajbhiya said that Railway Week is celebrated every year to encourage and felicitate railwaymen for their outstanding performance during the year. Congratulating the award winners, Shri Gajbhiya said that their performances were encouraging and a total number of 170 officers/staff of Railway Board have received the awards in various categories for their excellent performance during the year 2013-14.