Nagpur: Central Railway (CRly) has launched a mobile you-based e-wheelchair service at the a Nagpur Railway Station on the lines of facility available at a airports. After Nagpur Hazrat Nizamuddin and Delhi. It is the 3rd railway station in the whole of India. And Central Railway is the first in a Nagpur division to start this service.
Central Railway had involved a private operator based in a Delhi to start this service. Which is another addition to this innovative idea contract cap for senior patients, citizens and others with certain vulnerabilities.
This service is being considered very important for all those class of passengers. Which will visit the Nagpur city which is considered to be a medical hub.
This Facility was launched on Friday
With this facility of value added passenger, Central Railway will add close to Rs 2.72 lakh per annum as Non-Fair Revenue (NFR).
The service was started on a Friday by a team under the guidance of the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Richa Khare, Assistant Commercial Manager VC Thul, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager Krishnanath Patil and Chief Commercial Inspector (CCI), Non-Fair Revenue (NFR), TP Acharya.
Earlier, CR had to introduced a battery car at this railway station. Which is used to a charge around the Rs 50 per person. In battery car, the beneficiary has to share this vehicle also with any others as well.
According to the CS Rao, PRO, CR Nagpur City Division, e-wheelchairs can be booked using the app. Sitting at home or even before de-boarding the train. He has also said that the cost of a e-wheelchair along with an a attendant will be Rs 250 per person.