Bhubaneswar: Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishanav has declared 129 year old Jharsuguda old post office as heritage post office. After the declaration, the old post office, which was built in 1892 during the British Raj, will be renovated and preserved.
During the minister’s Jharsuguda visit Odisha BJP unit secretary and Director SECL Tankadhar Tripathy discussed several important issues pertaining to the development of Jharsuguda district as well as the pre-independence era railway station at the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda.
The minister also agreed to Tripathy’s demand that all the train lines of Bilaspur, Sambalpur and Chakardharpur divisions will be combined and controlled from Jharsuguda junction.
The Minister also took review of Senior Officials of various Railway divisions, i.e.East Coast (ECoR), South- Eastern (SE) and South Central (SC) divisions and also Kolkota Zone GM was present at the meeting. All local MLAs and both Sambalpur and Bargarh MPs were also present during the important review meeting.