On December 15, 2023, the Union Minister of Railways, Communications & Electronics, and Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, will be presenting awards and shields to recognize the outstanding performance of railway personnel. This event, known as the 68th Railway Week Central Function – Ati Vishist Rail Seva Puraskar-2023, will take place at Bharat Mandapam, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Shields will also be given to Zonal Railways and Public Sector Units (PSUs) for their exceptional performance in specific fields.
The Minister of State for Railways, Coal & Mines, Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve, and the Minister of State for Railways & Textile, Smt. Darshana Jardosh, will be the guest of honor. The Chairman & CEO and Members of the Railway Board, General Managers of all Zonal Railways, and heads of Production Units of Railways and PSUs of Railways will also be present at the event. The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge and promote best practices among railway employees, encouraging excellence in their service.
Every year, Railway Week is celebrated from 10th to 16th April to commemorate the running of the first train in India on 16.04.1853. During Railway Week, functions are organised all over Indian Railways.
Click Here to View the List of Shield Winners – 2023: