NFR ‘Zero Scrap Mission’ gains momentum

Maligaon, February 19 (MExN): NF Railway has taken significant steps to identity and dispose of various types of scrap. This is part of its ‘Zero Scrap Mission.’ To make the mission a success, Northeast Frontier Railway ensured that each division, workshop and sheds are free from scrap material.

During the drive under ‘Zero Scrap Mission’, NF Railway has sold 12542 MT scrap rails/p-way materials &8268 MT of miscellaneous scrap items during this current financial year (up to December 31, 2023). NF Railway has also sold 12 diesel locomotives, 157 coaches and 122 wagons during this period.

Up to December 31, 2023, NFR have sold Rs 103.55 crore worth scrap Rails, P-Way material, condemned coaches, wagons and locomotives; which is 3.19% higher corresponding to last year sale value of Rs 100.35 crore. 
The ‘Zero Scrap Mission’ drive has not only generated revenue for Indian Railways but will also create the space for accumulating other material including scrap. Under this mission, continuous monitoring is ensured to keep the stations, depots, sheds, workshops and sections scrap free. 

“This monitoring has not only helped in surpassing the scrap sale target but also improved the aesthetics of stations, workplaces & surrounding areas. It has also helped to keep the railway premises clean and environment friendly,” Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR in a press release.