Railway, shatabdi, capsule, land, vadodara, DRM office, gandhinagar ; On Centenary Celebrations of Vadodara DRM Office Building…
Vadodara / Gandhinagar. Centenary celebrations are being organized on the completion of 100 years of DRM Office Building located at Pratap Nagar on Vadodara Division of Western Railway. During this, a huge balloon was installed in the Mandal office in the past. A heritage picture gallery was launched. A felicitation ceremony was also organized to honor retired railway personnel who were getting pension for more than 30 years by rendering their services on Vadodara Division. It will be one of the only time capsules across the country that will be opened after 100 years. The technical and cultural support of this Centenary Time Capsule is by K.J. Institute of Engineering and Technology Sanwali.
Divisional Railway Manager Amit Gupta said that in this episode, taking a unique step by the division, a plan has been made to launch a Shatabdi Time Capsule in the ground on October 15, which is planned to be opened after 100 years. In this Shatabdi capsule, some items covering the historical and cultural heritage of the city of Vadodara are being included, which will be inscribed on the pages of history in the coming times.
These historical items include wooden sleeper, track ballast, dry leaves and wood and soil of DRM office, note coins and postage stamps, list of railway workers working in the building, time table of Vadodara station, working time table, heritage booklet. There will be interesting items like weather information, train travel tickets, old cutlery, brass bells, loco rings and commemorative postage stamps issued by Indian Post for October 15, 2021. Apart from this, some items related to local culture have also been included in it, including local Gujarati bandhani, earthen lamps and pottery replicas of Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings and Gujarat Tourism and Statue o? There is literature material attached to the unit.
Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer Bhajan Lal Meena told that on this occasion, General Manager of Western Railway, Alok Kansal, President of Western Railway Women Welfare Organization Tanuja Kansal, DRM, Amit Gupta, President of Women Welfare Organization Vadodara Anju Gupta and Railway officers and employees will be present.