Jaipur Current Affairs - 2019

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Jaipur’s Gandhinagar railway station becomes 1st fully women operated non-suburban station

The Gandhi Nagar railway station in Jaipur, Rajasthan became the country’s first major non-suburban railway station to be fully-managed by women. It is the second in the country to be managed solely by women – the first being Matunga in Mumbai. It is step towards empowering women and set example for women across the country that they can independently handle a major railway station.

Key Facts

Gandhi Nagar is important railway station in Jaipur situated on Jaipur-Delhi rail route. More than 50 trains pass through the station daily out of which 25 halting at station. The station has footfall of more than 7,000 passengers every day. There are 40 women staff deployed at station besides women personnel of railway protection force (RPF) at station. These women employees have been trained to manage all operations at the station. At this station, 10 women each have been posted in transport and commercial sections, while 4 have been posted for ticket checking, along with total of RPF personnel.

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Jaipur and Srinagar Airport ranked first and second in ACI-ASQ Survey

The Jaipur and Srinagar Airport were ranked first and second respectively in ACI (Airports Council International)-ASQ (Airport Service Quality) Survey in the category of 2-5 million passengers .

It was for second consecutive time Jaipur Airport was rated Best Airport in the World in the 2 to 5 million passengers per year traffic volume category. Earlier it was ranked best Airport in 2016 also. Besides, Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) bagged World 1 airport Award trophy of the ACI in the 5-15 million passengers per annum category.

About ASQ awards

The Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards are aviation industry’s most prestigious accolades. They recognize airports which have achieved highest passenger satisfaction ratings in ASQ Survey which is the world’s benchmark measure of airport excellence.

ACI-ASQ Survey is only worldwide programme to survey passengers at airports on their day of travel. Every year it measures passengers’ views on 34 key performance indicators, including airport access, check-in, security screening, stores, restrooms and restaurants. The survey allows creating industry database that allows airports to compare themselves to other airports around the world. It also facilitates sharing of best practices among airport operators.

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