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The Railway Staff College of Indian Railways in Vadodara will be renamed as National Institute of Indian Railways. General Manager of Western Railway Mukesh Kumar announced this at the institute's 62nd Foundation Day function here Thursday.
The institute, which was initially founded in 1930 at Dehradun and then shifted to Vadodara in 1952, serves as the apex training and management development institute for Railways officers.
The institute also trains other Group 'A' officers of the central government and other organisations, including foreign railways.
At the function, the institute presented medals and trophies to 41 employees after their successful stint here. It also conferred distinguished alumnus award to Padmashri S B Ghosh Dastidar, retired member, Traffic, Railways.
Speaking on the occasion, chief guest and Chancellor of the Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Yogender K Alagh urged the young officers to address to the needs of the changing environment.
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