Railway Panel Finds Glaring Security Loopholes, Pulls Up Station Officials

Railway Panel Finds Glaring Security Loopholes, Pulls Up Station Officials

INDIAN RAILWAYS Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC), which conducted the annual inspection of Chandigarh railway station on Wednesday, slammed officials of the Ambala division of Northern Railway after seeing no improvement since last year’s inspection. A PAC member, who conducted the inspection, said there was a complete “security lapse” at the station.

“The first impression of today’s inspection was that there is a security lapse. It is going to be a world class station and needs to be well organised. They should upgrade CCTV cameras, metal detectors and have latest gadgets,” Ashok Tripathi, a PAC member, told the media. He said the problems highlighted by the PAC last year existed even today. “There has not been much improvement,” he claimed.

About the “closure” of the executive lounge at the station, which was inaugurated by Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher, Tripathi said, “It is the weakness of the administration if they have not opened it. Action will be taken against the officials if found guilty.” Read More…

 

 

Credit By: Indian Express

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