भारत दर्शन : मनाली यात्रा


29 अप्रैल, 2016 दिन शुक्रवार  सुबह 05:30, टिक-टिक, टिक-टिक अचानक आँख खुली और इतनी तेज गति से अलार्म को बंद करने के लिए उठा जैसे अगले ही पल में ज्वालामुखी फट जायेगा। अचानक याद आया कि आज तो रोज की भाँति शारीरिक प्रशिक्षण (पीटी) के लिए नहीं जाना है, अनायास ही मन इतना प्रसन्न हुआ जैसे…

Calling on The President of India


One of the exciting things which take place at the end of probation is ‘Visit to the President of India’. It is officially called as ‘Calling on the President of India”. All the Group A services officers are appointed by the President and work under his pleasure. Although , President has delegated this responsibilities to…

One Year at Indian Railways


Recently, IRSE 2013 batch completed one year of service in Indian Railways. One year in any organization is not long enough to understand the intricate details of the system. Not many among us can say that we now know everything about Railways,at best we have only got the opportunity to look through the widow into…

Working for Railaways in Naxal Zone


Probationers in Indian Railway get unique opportunity to traverse length and breath of this country. I think no other service gives this much exposure in travelling as the Indian Railways. In other services, probationers are taken on ‘Bharat Dharshan’ but we are literally on Bharat Dharshan at any given moment of time. I have recently…

A visit to The President of India


On Sunday morning, phone rang up with good news. Our special coach from pune to delhi had been confirmed. Everyone had a sigh of relief especially the family guys having their spouse travelling with them. It was around 4 am and we found ourselves half waking-half dreaming on the platform waiting for the arrival of…

Northeast Frontier Railway- A challenge and an Opportunity


9 IRSE probationers were asked to go NFR for construction training. I was one of them.As the duration of training nears completion, its time to look back. Most of us are concerned about our place of posting after joining the services.Since engineering services is a central service,you have an all-India liability to work in any…

First week at Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering


IRICEN stands for Indian Railway Institute Of Civil Engineering. It is a centralised training institute for IRSE probationers. It is located in Pune city in the posh locality of Koregaon Park. It was started in 1959 as Permanent Way Training School for Civil Engineers. After clearing IES , civil engineers those who get railways start…