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WEST CENTRAL RAILWAY EMPLOYEES' UNION

About WCREU  

The West Central Railway Employees Union (ABTM) was formed in Jabalpur division, Bhopal division which was a part of Central Railway and Kota division which was a part of Western Railway. West Central Railway New Zone came into effect from 01.04.2003 through Gazette Notification by Ministry of Railways, Government of India, when Bhopal Mandal and Jabalpur Mandal were working in the Union Union recognized Railway National Workers Union and Kota Mandal of Western Railway. The recognized union was employed in the Western Railway Employees Union. In this way, the leadership of AIRF, after discussing with the officials of the three divisions, was entrusted with the responsibility of Kota Board to register a new union in the new zone West Central Railway and in the same series duly registered union of the West Central Railway Employees Union dated 04.03. 2003 (Registration No. KT / ARTU / 1/2003) was made and since then the West Central Railway Employees Union came into existence as registered union in the new zone West Central Railway. On 28 March 2003, the first CEC of the newly registered Union of West Central Railway Employees Union of New Zone West Central Railway was organized by General Secretary of All India Railwaysmen's Federation in Bhopal. In which all the divisional officers of Kota division, Jabalpur division and Bhopal division and all branch secretaries and presidents participated. In this first CEC, the elections of office bearers of the West Central Railway Employees Union were held under the supervision of General Secretary of AIRF J.P.Chabe ji, in which unanimously comrade Mukesh Galav was appointed as Zonal President, Late Com. Uttarapati was elected Executive Chairman and Comrade VB Singh as General Secretary. The new executive met the general manager of the Western Central Railway and presented a letter of recognition to the union, on which the general manager of the Western Central Railway gave recognition to the union on 08.04.2003. Then in the year 2004, the first annual session of the Union Kota was held on 18-20 March 2004. Which in itself was a very historical session. After this, the union was decided by the Railway Ministry by secret ballot in November 2007. In which West Central Railway Employees Union stood first with 48.5 percent in the entire Western Central Railway.