ECoR celebrates World Heritage Day with emphasis on railway legacy preservation

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Mohes Kumar Behera hands out a certificate to a winner of art competition.

Bhubaneswar: In a vibrant celebration of World Heritage Day, East Coast Railway (ECoR) showcased its commitment to preserving the rich heritage of the railway industry. Led by Mohes Kumar Behera, general manager (I/C), the event underscored the importance of safeguarding cultural legacies for future generations.

The commemoration, held at the Rail Museum here, featured an array of activities aimed at honouring and preserving railway heritage. The highlight of the event was a thought-provoking discourse by Dillip Kumar Samantray, managing director of Angul Sukinda Railway Limited, who eloquently shared insights into the essence and significance of railway heritage preservation.

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Behera, in his address, reiterated the paramount importance of safeguarding railway heritage, echoing the collective sentiment of the event attendees. The celebration also saw the culmination of an art competition, with prizes awarded to the winners. Behera, along with Sharmila Behera, president of ECoRWWO, distributed prizes to the deserving winners, adding a vibrant touch to the occasion.

The event, organised with meticulous detail by KK Khadanga, DGM(G)/ECoR, was attended by senior railway officials and staff, fostering a sense of community and shared responsibility towards preserving the invaluable heritage of the railway industry.

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