Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) introduced a novel concept of giving gift to new born babies delivered on Shramik Special Trains. The Bhubaneswar head quartered railway zone believes that baby born on board is a good sign and it augurs well for the railway.

ECo Railway general manager Vidya Bhushan Friday made an announcement that ECoR officials, on personal and voluntary sponsorship basis, will sponsor a gift coupon to the new born babies delivered on board in Shramik Special trains.

To start with Vidya Bhushan himself has sent a gift amount of Rs 5000 for the baby born at Titlagarh station.

Three babies were on board of Shramik Special under ECo Railway jurisdiction. The three babies along with their mothers were properly shifted to government hospitals. Of the three babies, two have been born at Titilagarh and one at Balangir.