In view of the tough challenge posed by COVID-19, South Eastern Railway has undertaken massive cleanliness and sanitization drive on regular measure to prevent the pandemic. Multitude precautionary measures have been taken by South Eastern Railway to support its workforce with disinfected infrastructures and clean environment and this is a continuous process. Daily cleaning, sanitization & disinfection of all offices, stations, depots, colonies, control offices etc. are being undertaken. This intensive cleanliness and sanitization drive is being monitored at apex level. The employees who are engaged in this mission are advised to maintain social distancing. Thermal screening of these staff is being carried out daily and they are also counseled to adopt health safety measures.
The frontline line warriors i.e. Loco Pilots, Guards, Station Managers, Yard Masters, Controllers, Traffic Inspectors etc of SER have been working round the clock for maintaining uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to different parts of the country. It is very essential & commendable services to the Nation when the country is under crisis. Frontline staff have been given face masks, sanitizers, soaps and gloves to safe guard themselves from the deadly pandemic. Doctors, Nurses and other health care personnel have also been provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) produced in-house. Employees and stakeholders without face covers are not being allowed to enter railway offices and premises. Besides, South Eastern Railway has been bolstering its preparedness to meet any future challenge in every sector within the ambit.