WATER ATMS BY INDIAN RAILWAY

Updated : 03.08.2016


Roll out plan of Water Vending Machines during August 2016 by Indian Railway

Indian Railway decided to install more Water Vending Machines in Railway Stations for the comfort and convenience of the passengers.  In a move to improve the passenger amenities railway will install total of  270 Water ATMS in stations in this August.

  • Lucknow Division : 10
  • Ambala Division : 15 
  • Jaipur Division : 5 
  • Firozpur Division : 10
  • Moradabad Division : 12
  • Delhi Division : 10
  • Ajmer Division :  5 
  • Ratlam Division : 12
  • Mumbai Central Division :  10
  • Kota Division :  12
  • Trichi Division : 9
  • Chennai Division : 30
  • Bangalore Division :  15
  • Hubli Division : 12
  • Vijayawada Division : 17 
  • Hyderabad Division : 10
  • Samastipur Division :  15
  • Khurda Division :  10
  • Sealdah Division : 5
  • Mugalsarai Division : 10
  • Asansol Division : 10
  • Ahmedabad Division :  10
  • Lumding Division :  10
  • Khurda Road : 10
  • Danapur : 10
  • Sealdah : 5 
  • Guntkal : 15
  • Solapur : 5

Total Nos. 270



Updated : 02.08.2016

WATER VENDING MACHINES IN  RAILWAY STATIONS


Indian Railway launched new initiative called Water Vending Machines for the aim of Making Drinking Water Available at Railway Stations. Water ATMS is a unique initiative to deliver pure, chilled water to passengers at a very low cost.
Water Vending Machines by  Indian Railway
Water Atms in Indian Railway


It is Railways’ endeavor to provide drinking water at all stations on Indian Railways. As such, eight stations viz. Bhopal, Dwarka, Gadag, Guwahati, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Madurai, Patna and Tirupati stations have been identified for provision of RO drinking water units on experimental basis. Further, 346 Water Vending Machines have been provided at stations.

Indian Railway installed 300 water ATMs across 18 divisions, 60 stations. 1200 stations are identified, 3000 water ATMs planned for installation. 500 to be earmarked for self help groups. It will generate employment and will reduce environment pollution by reducing consumption of plastic bottles. Railway is planning for 8500 Water Vending Machines and will cover all the station.


List of Stations having Water ATMs


  • Religious places provided with water vending machines: Haridwar,Mathura,Ujjain,Varanasi,Rishikesh,Puri,Madurai
  • 2 Water Vending Machine commissioned at  Raja ki Mandi, Agra div and 
  • 3 commissioned at Bettiah, Samastipur division. 
  • RO plant installed at Pune Railway station and it has a capacity of 72000 lit water per day.


Water Vending Machines commissioned Dates


15.07.2016 
  • Two at Mathura
  • Two at Samastipur div at Raxaul
  • One at Hyderabad div of Nizamabad in Telangana

 16.07.2016 
  • One Mathura in UP
  • Two at Mumbai BCT division of Marine Lines in Mumbai Suburban of Maharashtra

 17.07.2016
  • Two Moradabad division
  • One Samastipur division

 18.07.2016
  • One at Motihari in Bihar
  • Two at Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh

19.07.2016
  • Four at Chandausi in Uttar Pradesh
  • Two at Nizamabad in Telangana
  • One at Bhubaneswar in Odisha

20.07.2016
  • Two at Dhanu Road in Maharashtra
  • Two at Sugauli in Bihar


Other initiatives by Indian Railway


Adarsh Station Yojana


The expenditure on development of stations under ‘Adarsh’ Station Scheme is generally funded under Plan Head –‘Passenger Amenities’. Development of identified stations under ‘Adarsh’ station scheme is a continuous process. 1252 stations have been identified for development under this scheme, out of which 986 stations have been developed. The remaining stations have been planned for development by the end of the year 2017-18.


Development Of Railway Stations


In Railway Budget 2011-12, 24 railway stations of tourist importance were identified for upgradation of passenger amenities. The stations are Hyderabad, Hospet, Agra, Rae Bareli, Varanasi, Kamakhya, Haridwar, Gaya, Madurai, Tarapith, Thiruvananthapuram, Amritsar, Delhi Safdurjung, Kurukshetra, Aurangabad, Nanded, Puri, Tarakeshwar, Rameshwaram, Tirupati, Guwahati, Jaipur, Ajmer and New Jalpaiguri. Agra Cantt., Rae Bareli and Varanasi are in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Out of the 24 stations, 15 stations (i.e. Amritsar, Agra Cantt., Gaya, Rae-Bareli and Thiruvananthapuram (first phase), Jaipur, Ajmer, Puri, Delhi Safdarjung, Kurukshetra, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Tirupati, Hospet and Haridwar) have been jointly inspected. Out of these 15 stations, estimates for 13 stations (i.e. Amritsar, Agra Cantt., Gaya, Rae-Bareli and Thiruvananthapuram, Jaipur, Ajmer, Delhi Safdarjung, Kurukshetra, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Tirupati and Puri) have been sent to MOT for release of funds.
  

Make in India Initiatives of Indian Railways
 

In order to give boost to the “Make in India” scheme and to generate more jobs in India, the following projects have been sanctioned by Railways,

Setting up of a traction alternator manufacturing factory for high horse power Diesel Locomotives at Vidisha.

Augmentation of production capacity from 200 to 250 high horse power locos per year including facilities for fabrication of crank case for high horse power diesel locomotives at Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi.

Setting up of a Forged wheel factory at Raebareli by Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited.  Ministry of Railways has already planned to manufacture two rakes for Kolkata metro and EMU rakes for Mumbai area with indigenously developed IGBT based 3 – phase propulsion system under ‘Make in India’ scheme.



It is Railways’ endeavor to provide drinking water at all stations on Indian Railways. As such, eight stations viz. Bhopal, Dwarka, Gadag, Guwahati, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Madurai, Patna and Tirupati stations have been identified for provision of RO drinking water units on experimental basis. Further, 346 Water Vending Machines have been provided at stations. Water ATMs is a unique initiative to deliver pure, chilled water to passengers at a very low cost.

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