International Women’s Day 2020 campaign has been launched all over Indian Railways for 10 days from 1st March to 10th March. Mysuru division is organizing various activities like health checkups, yoga camps, trekking, cultural and sports competitions, to build a gender equal workplace and to salute the spirit of women empowerment in all spheres of working. True to the spirit of this year’s theme for campaign “ Each for Equal”, an all-women crew comprising Loco Pilot and Asst.Loco Pilot , Guard, Ticket Checking Staff, Security Personnel were on duty onboard Mysuru-Bengaluru Tippu Express today to underscore the commitment of the Railways to create a gender equal workforce to achieve all round development of the organization.
Greeting the all-women contingent at Mysuru station on this momentous occasion, Divisional Railway Manager, Mysuru, Smt. Aparna Garg said that over 10% of the workforce in the Division were women and the primary focus was to bring about a qualitative change in the work culture by creating a gender equal environment. Influence collective consciousness among staff to achieve higher productivity at all levels was one of the ethos of the Division, she added. The DRM reminded the large gathering of women employees present that work speaks more than words and called upon everyone to excel in their respective fields so that the there would be perceptible change in standard of service provided by the Railways.