Divisional Railway Manager Anurag on Monday presented meritorious awards in sports to four employees for the year 2011-2012 at the 57th Vijayawada Division Railway Week celebrations at Railway School here.

He gave away a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 1,000 to L. Durga Prasad, who was part of the Indian Railways billiards team at the senior nationals championship.

P. Srinivas, a ball badminton player, who represented South Central Railway in the all India tournaments and Sobhan Babu, who was part of SCR kabaddi team in the national fixtures, were also presented certificates and cash awards of Rs. 1,000 each. Grounds man B. Venkateswara Rao services were recognised for the maintenance of the Railway Mini Stadium, said N. Arjuna Rao, Sports Welfare Inspector.

DRM Awards

In connection with the Railway Week Celebrations, Mr. Anurag presented DRM Awards to 660 employees who exhibited extraordinary performance in discharging their duties in different wings.

The divisional railway chief gave away certificates and cash prizes to the awardees.

Eleven efficiency awards were awarded to different zones in this connection. Shields were presented to electrical general services, electric traction distribution, security, best maintained rake, best maintained MRV, second best maintained coaching depot, best track shield, best maintained PWI unit, bridge shield, best school (Railway Mixed High School), and Hindi implementation.

The 57th Vijayawada Division Railway Week was celebrated at the Railway School in the city