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Kolkata: All-woman staff to grace Netaji Bhavan Metro station

PTI
Published : Mar 8, 2018, 6:38 pm IST
Updated : Mar 8, 2018, 6:40 pm IST

From the booking counter staff, station masters, RPF personnel, cleaning staff and technical persons will all be women.

'We chose Netaji Bhavan (erstwhile Bhawanipur station) as the country's first underground Metro service commenced from this station,' a metro spokesperson said. (Photo: File)
 'We chose Netaji Bhavan (erstwhile Bhawanipur station) as the country's first underground Metro service commenced from this station,' a metro spokesperson said. (Photo: File)

Kolkata: An all-woman staff will manage the Netaji Bhavan station of the Metro Railway here from today to mark the International Women's Day, a Metro spokesperson said here.

From the booking counter staff, station masters, RPF personnel, cleaning staff and technical persons will all be women, Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.

"We chose Netaji Bhavan (erstwhile Bhawanipur station) as the country's first underground Metro service commenced from this station," she said.

The Metro service started in the stretch of Bhawanipur station to Esplanade on October 24, 1984.

Tags: kolkata metro, all-woman staff
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]