ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways has strengthened Vigilance Cell of Pakistan Railways to eradicate corruption from the organization.
“Present government is committed to eradicate the corruption from the organization and to achieve the goal
“Vigilance Cell of Pakistan Railways” is being strengthened to work as eye of the government,” an official told APP.
Sharing the restructuring plan, he said, Railway Board will be reconstituted shortly and private sector will also be given representation in the board.
Under to plan the junior officer working at senior important posts will be replaced by honest and dedicated senior officers.
Railway Police department will be restructured on modern lines and given a motto of serving the people.
To a question he said transfer and posting will be made on purely merit and no political influence and pressure will be cared.
He said recruitment of Pakistan Railway will be made purely on merit and it has also plan to computerize all Railway land record
About the steps being taken to make Pakistan Railways a profitable department, the he said, freight train operation will gradually be increased and by the
end of this year at least six trains will be operated to daily basis, which will help generate revenue of 20 to 25 million rupees per day.
In passenger sector, the fair structure has been readjusted to facilitate and attract more passengers to avail the facility of train services. This, he said,
will help increase revenue generation by seven to ten percent.
He said that special teams have been formed to conduct surprise raids to control the menace of ticket less revenue.