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Battery-operated cars at Vadodara railway station for elderly and disabled travelers

February 16, 2018

The Vadodara railway division of Western Railway and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Vadodara have joined hands to provide battery-operated cars at the railway station for the disabled, aged and sick passengers.

The service will bring a much needed relief and comfort for the disabled and elderly passengers visiting the Vadodara railway station.

The battery-operated cars will be made available to the needy on a first-come first-serve basis.

The initiative is part of the corporate social responsibility CSR by the ONGC and will be provided with no charge to passenger or to the railways.

Two such cars have already been bought and will cost of Rs 16.68 lakh per year for operation. The cars will be run by the NGO Awam on the behalf of ONGC for the next five years.

Two helpline numbers - "9081512341" and "9081512342" can be used to get the cars on the station.

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