Nagpur News: The President of Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce Dipen Agrawal today submitted a memorandum of demands to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Minister of State for Railways and also apprised him of various problems faced by Nagpur and Vidarbha citizens and traders. He also put forward some suggestions to the Minister.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Minister of State for Railways and Vilasrao Muttemwar, MP, Nagpur paid a visit to Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce today at 3.30.p.m. in the meeting hall of the Chamber.
At the outset Shri Dipen Agrawal, President, NVCC welcomed the guests. Hemant Gandhi, Secretary of the Chamber introduced the chief guest Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Vilasrao Muttemwar.
Dipen Agrawal, President presented a shawl, shreephal and memento to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Vilasrao Muttemwar, and Dr. (Mrs) Chowdhury. MLA Dinanath Padole and top officials of Central and South East Central Railway were also felicitated by the Chamber.
The Nagpur MP Vilasrao Muttemvar, while addressing the members also briefed the problems of Railway travellers of Vidarbha Region and informed the Minister that once upon a time Nagpur was the Capital of Madhya Pradesh but after re-organization of the States Nagpur and Vidarbha region were merged with Maharashtra State in the year 1960. Thereafter the development of Vidarbha is lagging behind. He also requested the Minister to give special attention in the matter of Railway facilities and constitute a separate Railway Zone for Vidarbha Region.
The Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, while addressing the traders, said that the suggestions and problems put forth before him are genuine and would be considered satisfactorily. In regard to formation of Railway Zone for Vidarbha, the demand would be looked into seriously and a decision in this regard would be taken at an appropriate time. He assured that Vilasrao Muttemwar and prominent office-bearers of Chamber would be welcomed in New Delhi and suggestions would be discussed with the officers.
Prominent Railway officials present on the occasion include Sunil V. Arya, G.M SEC Railway, B.K. Joshi, COM SEC Railway, Sharad Ingle, AGM, Central Railway, Prakashrao Wazalwar, CCM SEC Railway, Brujesh Dixit, DRM C. R., S. L. Varma, DRM SECR, R.K. Agrawal, DGM, SECR, Amlan Turkey, Secretary and Predeepkumr, Sr. DCM SECR., Dr. Suman Deolkar, Sr. DCMCR., Ramesh Jaiswal, Jt. MD. Neco Group, Govindlal Sarda, Prafulbhai Doshi, Radheshyam Sarda, Past Presidents NVCC. Mayur Panchmatia, Ajaykumar Madan, Sachin Puniyani, Chunibhai Shah, Arjundas Ahuja, Abhishek Jha, Bharatbhai S. Thakkar, Farooquebhai Akbani, Gajanand Gupta, Govind Mantri, Natwar Patel, Prabhakar Deshmukh, Pratap Motwani, Rajubhai Makhija, Rajeshkumar Ohri, Satish Bang, Shabbar Shakir, Sanjayraj Modh Saraf, Santosh Kabra, Suryakant Agrawal, Umesh Patel, Vijay Kewalramani, Hastimal Katariya, Sanjay K. Agrawal, Shankar Sugandh, Arvind Kotecha, Ranjan Agrawal, Dilipbhai Thakral, Assandas Balwani, Syed Nawab Ali, Rajesh Amte, Amjad Hussain, M. Aslam Khan, Dharamvir Sharma, Gajanand Mahajan, Lalchand Gupta, Prakash Jais, Nishikant Padmawar, Pankaj Padia, Vijay Chandak, Bashkar D. Ambade, Rajesh P. Shah, Subhash Agrawal, Yogendrakumar Agrawal, S. H. Agrawal,
Hemant Gandhi, Secretary, conducted the programme and Pratap Motwani, Convener Railway Sub Committee, NVCC proposed vote of thanks, said a press note issued by Hemant Gandhi, Secretary of the Chamber.