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MATERIAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
METRO RAILWAY KOLKATA

 
1.0 GENERAL
1.1 Materials management covers the entire cycle of supplies. In modern and progressive organization like Metro Railway; complete control on the materials is vested in the stores department under the Controller of Stores directly responsible to the General Manager. The Department could ensured availability of raw materials; semi finished & finished components, consumables, General stores, machinery & plants and spares for production, maintenance and operational requirement of Metro Railway, Kolkata. It was possible to maintain uninterrupted supplies and quality materials in time to user departments at minimum cost. The Department could achieve optimum investment in inventories, purchasing cost, inventory carrying costs, number of stock-outs and percentage of obsolescent materials. The major focus attention is being given on the activities of reduction in materials costs through standardization, variety reduction, import substitutions and application of techniques contributing towards reduction in the overall cost. Department could fulfill responsibilities of public accountability at all stages of transactions relating to purchase, storage, issue and sale of materials in the best interest of the organization.
1.2 Material management deportment is responsible to provide total material support to Metro Railway, Kolkata for operation, maintenance, construction and POH activities. During the year 2010-2011, Department could discharged its responsibilities of materials supply in most efficient and expeditious manner at an optimum cost. In addition, the Department could extended its contribution in generation of internal resources through effective expenditure control, inventory management and disposal of scrap.
 

2.0 The Headquarter Organization:

 
The Headquarter Stores Organization is located at the fifth (5 th ) Floor, Metro Rail Bhavan, 33/1, J.L.Nehru Road (Near to Park Street Metro Railway Station ) Kolkata 700071, Phone No. & Fax 033 22262421 (BSNL), 55650 Rly.. and functions under the overall control of the Controller of Stores assisted by well qualified DyCMM, SMMs, AMMs and Group-C & Group- D staff. The organization is basically bifurcated in two areas like Operation & Maintenance and Construction Activities.
 
The present organization chart
 

COS

Dy. CMM/O&M
 
Dy. CMM/CON
SMM/CON
SMM/NOA
AMM/O&M
AMM/PPK
 
 
 
3.0 DEPOT ORGINIZATION - There are two Stores Depots in Metro Railway, who deals with functions relating to receipt, inspection, storage, and issues of materials and other related activities.
 
3.1 Noapara Depot It is a major depot & is located near Dum Dum Metro Railway Station, anoapara Car shed Complex, Kolkata 700090, Sr. Material Manager is the in charge of Noapara Depot, Phone No. 033-25281033 (BSNL) and 53566 Railway. Noapara Depot deals with materials required for POH shop and running maintenance shed at Noapara. This is one of the major depot in Metro railway, feeding materials for POH activities and running maintenance of BHEL ,NGEF and ICF AC coaches. The depot functions under the overall administrative control of AMM who is assisted by 23 Group-C and 12 Group-D staff. The depot is stocking 881 items. It also deals with 2131 non-stock charged off items as custody stores. Besides, 134 Stationary items are deal with there to feed the entire Metro Railway Offices, Stations and works sites. In addition to that Material Management on Scrap arising and disposal are made in order to achieve the Railway Boards target.
 

3.2 Patipukur Depot - Asstt. Material Manager is the in charge of the depot and the depot is located near Belgachia Railway Station. Phone No of the Depot is 033- 25344841 (BSNL) and 53187 Railway. Patipukur Depot deals with materials required by construction branch of Metro railway. Ballast less track items and scrap disposal. AMM is assisted by 6 Group-C and 5 -Group-D staff. in the Depot.

 
 
 
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