Lucknow: Ms. Pratibha and Ms. Prachi Sharma, two of the Lucknow Metro Station Controllers cum Train Operators (SCs/TOs), have today been awarded with the prestigious Rani Laxmi Bai Bravery Award, 2016 by the Uttar Pradesh Government. This award was given to them by Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh for being the first Train Operators during the trial run of Lucknow Metro train on 1stDecember, 2016.
It is a great honour for the female employees of the organisation who have been felicitated with this award even before the public run of Metro train. The award comprises a certificate which was given to Ms. Pratibha and Ms. Prachi Sharma at a function organised in Lok Bhavan Auditorium, Vidhan Sabha Marg, Lucknow.
Both of them expressed their happiness on being honoured and recognised in such a fabulous way by the State Government. Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, LMRC congratulated both the girls on their success and wished them good luck for their bright future. He said these female Station Controllers cum Train Operators (SCs/TOs), including 17 others have truly made LMRC proud by choosing this profession in Lucknow Metro.
Rani Laxmi Bai Bravery Award constituted by the State Government, is meant to signify bravery and outstanding achievement of women in every walks of life. It is dedicated to honour their hardships and achievements while performing their duty.