10-12-2013 Secunderabad 46,814 Persons Penalised for Littering on Railway Premises and Rs 94.3 Lakh Penalty Realised With a view to ensure hygiene & cleanliness in railway premises and provide pleasant ambience to the passengers, provisions of Indian Railways (Penalties for Activities Affecting Cleanliness at Railway Premises) Rules-2012 were notified in November, 2012. The rules stipulate penalties up to Rs. 500/- on any person... more...
/ passenger found either littering or spitting or urinating or defecating or pasting posters or dumping garbage on railway premises such as railway stations, railway land etc..
As per the directions of Shri P.K. Srivastava, General Manager, South Central Railway, the Zone undertook a series of drives and 4558 persons were detected and penalized for committing the offences such as littering, spitting etc., on railway premises during the month of November, 2013. These include 1617 persons in Vijayawada Division, 1037 persons in Guntakal Division, 767 persons in Secunderabad Division, 507 persons in Guntur Division, 432 persons in Nanded Division and 198 persons in Hyderabad Division. An amount of Rs. 9.2 lakh/- was realized from them towards penalty.
During the first eight months of the current financial year, i.e., April to November, 2013, 46,814 persons were booked for committing the offence of littering, spitting etc., on Railway premises and an amount of Rs. 94.3 lakh was realized from them towards penalty.
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