Under the checking campaign, the railway administration has imposed a fine of about 45 lakh 67 thousand in a month.
- 45 lakh 67 thousand fine was collected from those traveling without tickets
The Kota Railway Division has received a bumper earnings in the year 2020 from freight. Kota Mandal has earned 670 crore 16 lakhs in 9 months of the year 2020. Which is 25 percent more than the 9 months earnings of 2019. In the no months of the year 2019, Kota Mandal had raised Rs 535 crore 81 lakhs. Not only this, the loading of wagons between April to December has also been very successful. In 9 months of the year 2002, Kota Mandal has loaded 1 lakh 1 thousand 458 wagons. Whereas in the nine months of the year 2019, 81 thousand 572 wagons were loaded.
Senior Divisional Commercial Manager Ajay Kumar Pal said that if we talk about the month of December 2020, then in the month of December itself, Kota division has earned 71 crore 87 lakhs by freight. Which is 37 percent more than last December 2019. 52 crore 42 lakhs was raised in December 2019. In the month of December 2020, 11,996 wagons have been loaded in Kota division. Whereas in December 2019 8,836 wagons were loaded.
To encourage freight traffic through railways, the Ministry of Railways, Railway Board has implemented several incentive schemes to attract merchants connected with goods loading. Under this, this time Kota Mandal has received these earnings from transporting limestone, fertilizer, cement, foodgrain, container clinkers and other goods.
Railway’s campaign against people traveling without tickets has also been a hit. Under the checking campaign, the railway administration has imposed a fine of about 45 lakh 67 thousand in a month. During this time, the railways caught 7,390 cases traveling on the train without booking tickets, luggage.