IRCTC, a Miniratna (Category-I) CPSE under Ministry of Railways. Established on 27th September, 1999, IRCTC was conceived as an extended arm of the Indian Railways with the aim to upgrade, professionalize, and manage catering and hospitality services
at stations, on trains, and other locations.
Led by the Chairman and Managing Director, IRCTC participated in a massive cleanliness drive “Swachhata hi Seva”, as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his birth anniversary today i.e on 1st October, 2023 at 10 AM across the country.
In response to PM Modi’s call for all citizens to participate in an hour of “Shramdaan for swachhata” on October 1 at 10 a.m., IRCTC enthusiastically participated in ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign, a mega cleanliness drive to mark the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti.
The campaign, which was part of the Swachhata Pakhwada, aimed to promote cleanliness and hygiene across various areas. IRCTC demonstrated its commitment in maintaining a clean and hygienic environment by conducting major cleanliness drives in and around its offices, trains, base kitchens, rail neer plants, food plazas, food courts, storage units, retiring rooms at stations, etc.
All IRCTC offices, Pan India participated in the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva` by contributing one hour of Shramdaan by cleaning their surroundings. Major cleanliness drives were conducted by IRCTC Officers and Staff at 43 locations across India.
The Chairman and Managing Director, IRCTC also participated in Shramdaan at the New Delhi Base Kitchen. A nationwide on-board special cleaning drive was also organised on mobile trains.
Special emphasis was laid on cleaning the units and offices as well as the surroundings of the Base Kitchens, Rail Neer Plants, Food plazas, Food Courts, Storage units, Retiring Rooms at stations, IRCTC Offices etc. About 1,000 IRCTC employees participated in the event by contributing one hour of voluntary service.
The participants also took an oath to keep their surroundings clean and follow the principles of Mahatma Gandhi