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NORTHERN RAILWAY

ZONAL RAILWAY USERS’ CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE

HEADQUARTERS OFFICE, BARODA HOUSE, NEW DELHI.

 

CHAIRMAN:GENERAL MANAGER

SECRETARY:DY. GENERAL MANAGER/G

TERM:01.02.2021TO31.01.2023

 

S.No.

Name & Address of the Members

Telephone Nos.

Representing

1.

Shri Jugal Kishore Sharma

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

19, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane,

(Canning Lane),

New Delhi-110001

Shri Jugal Kishore Sharma

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

Vill. & P.O. Kishanpur

Tehsil & Distt. Jammu,

Jammu and Kashmir.

9013869157

0191-2565884

09419180151

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

2.

Shri Tirath Singh Rawat

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

803, Kaveri Apartment,

Dr. B.D. Marg,

New Delhi-110001

Shri Tirath Singh Rawat

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

Vill. & P.O. Seeron

Vikashkhand Kalgi Khal

Pauri Garhwal-246146, Uttarakhand

011-23721485

09013997485

09412004626

01386-273222

09412004626

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

3.

ShriBholanath (B.P. Saroj)

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

118, North Avenue,

New Delhi-110001

ShriBholanath (B.P. Saroj)

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

Vill. – Madardih, P.O. Raipur

Distt. Jaunpur-222202 U.P.

011-23094461

09820096918

08601260479

08601260479

09820096918

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

4.

Shri Ramesh Bidhuri

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

H.No. 179, Sunpat House,

Village – Tughlakabad,

New Delhi-110044.

011-26054499

09811039678

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

5.

ShriRamesh Chander Kaushik

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

30, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane

(Canning Lane)

New Delhi-110001

ShriRamesh Chander Kaushik

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

Kothi No. 21, Sector-14, Sonipat-131001

Haryana.

011-23782735

09013869143

011-23782735

09013869143

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

6.

ShriMalook Nagar

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

42, Ashoka Road

New Delhi-110001

ShriMalook Nagar

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

‘Nagar House’, Bukhara Vidur Kuti Road,

Bijnor-246701, Uttar Pradesh.

011-23310541

011-23310542

09999444567

01342-251234

08800347000

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

7.

Shri Ravneet Singh

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

28,Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,

New Delhi-110001

ShriRavneet Singh

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)

H.No. 33, Sector-5,

Chandigarh-160008.

011-23782535

9013180339

09815700519

Member of Parliament

(Lok Sabha)

8.

Ms. Indu Bala Goswami

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha)

Village- Gankheter, P.O. & Tehsil- Baijnath

Distt.- Kangra, Himachal Pradesh-176125.

Member of Parliament

(Rajya Sabha)

9.

Dr. Ashok Bajpai

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha)

AB-92, Shahjahan Road,

New Delhi.

Dr. Ashok Bajpai

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha)

151- Janta Kuteer, Dharmshala Road,

Hardoi(UP).

011-23782829

011-23782830

9868181188

0522-2207319

9415017429

Member of Parliament

(Rajya Sabha)

10.

Shri Deepender Singh

Hon’ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha)

VPO – Sanghi, Tehsil & Distt.- Rohtak,

Haryana.

9818368168

Member of Parliament

(Rajya Sabha)

11.

Shri Parveen Dagar

Hon’ble MLA Hathin,

Palwal.

Haryana State Legislature

12.

Uttar Pradesh State Legislature

13.

Himachal Pradesh

State Legislature

14.

J&K State Legislature

15.

Delhi State Legislature

16.

Punjab State Legislature

17.

Uttarakhand State Legislature

18.

Shri Yash Pal,

Dyputy Commissioner,

Faridabad.

Haryana State interest

19.

Uttar Pradesh State interest

20.

Himachal Pradesh State interest

21.

J&K State interest

22.

Delhi State interest

23.

Punjab State interest

24.

Uttarakhand State interest

25.

Sh. Sukhram Dagar

S/o Sh. Hari Singh,

VPO Syaroli, Teh. Hathin, Palwal(Haryana)

Pin : 121102.

Agriculture Interest

26.

Agriculture Interest

27.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY/TRADE ASSOCIATIONS :

Chamber of Industrial Commercial Undertaking.(Regd.) E-648-A, Phase-V, Near BSNL Exchange Focal Point, Ludhiana.

28.

Steel Authorty of India Ltd.(SAIL), New Delhi.

29.

National Fertilizers Ltd, Nangaldam(Pb.)

30.

Mr. Sanjay Sharma

S/o Late Shri R.K. Sharma

Executive Secretary

Central U.P. Chamber of Commerce & Industry W.A.(Regd.)

R/o G-39, International City,

Nariyawal, Shahjahanpur Road,

Bareilly-243123.

0581-2573133

9719113418

Central U.P. Chamber of Commerce & Industry W.A.(Regd.)95-A,Civil Lines, Bareilly-243001(U.P.)

31.

Feroz Gandhi Thermal Power Project, Unchahar, Distt. Raibareilly, U.P

32.

PASSENGER ASSOCIATIONS:

Delhi-Sahibabad

Daily Passenger Association(Regd.)

415-A, Sangam Park, R.P.Bagh, Delhi

33.

Badli Delhi Daily Passenger Association(Regd.)E-161, Yadav Nagar, Post office, Samehpur, Delhi-110042

34.

Shri Subhash Jain

President,

Satyam Sewa Sansthan (Regd).,

1115, Bishan Swaroop Colony,

Panipat-132103(Haryana).

Satyam Sewa Sansthan(Regd).,1115, Bishan S-waroop Colony, Panipat-132103(Haryana)

35.

Shri Hanumandass Goyal

S/o Late Shri Bahadur Chand

General Secretary,

Railway Passengers Welfare Association(Regd.), Abohar(Pb.)

C/o Dr. N.C. Chatterjee, Mamani Clinic, South Circular Road,Abohar, Punjab-152116.

634220968

9914236446

Railway Passengers Welfare Association(Regd.), Abohar(Pb.)

36.

Shri Tanmay Vashishtha

S/o Shri S.K. Sharma

General Secretary, Shri Ganga Sabha (Regd.)

Main Office Shri Ganga Sabha

Upper Road Haridwar-249401.

01334-227928

01334-227136

7017145183

Shri Ganga Sabha (Regd), Panchkula.

37.

CONSUMER PROTECTION ORGANISATIONS/FORUM :

Panchkula Consumer Forum (Regd), Panchkula.

38.

Shri Chandra Prakash

Asstt. General Manager(Movt)

Food Corporation of India(Headquarter)

Khadya Sadan, 16-20 Barakhamba Lane

New Delhi-110001

43527346,8210971281

PUBLIC SECTOR/GOVT. UNDERTAKING NOMINEE :

Food Corporation of India Ltd., Khadya Bhawan, 16-20, Barakhamba Lane, New Delhi.

39.

Fertilizer Corporation of India, New Delhi.

40.

Shri Pushp Pal Singh

Chairman

Pooja Sewa Sansthan

P-3/54, D.D. Puram,

Opp. Gangasheel Hospital,

Bareilly(U.P.)-243122

9568181368

HANDICAPPED ASSOCIATION :

Puja Sewa Sansthan(Regd.) Rotary,P-3/54, D.D. Puram, Gangasheel Hospital ke Samney, Bareilly(UP).

41.

G.M.’s Nominee

42.

Shri Anil Kumar

Flat No. F-702, AWHO, Vikram Vihar,

Sector-27, Panchkula, Haryana.

9588122744

“Special Interest”

43.

Shri Vipin Gupta

C/o Sai Enterprises,

Goods Shed Road,

Aishbagh, Lucknow-226001

9839011780

9335299759

“Special Interest”

44.

Shri Rakesh Kumar Soni

B-5, Ashadeep building, 9 Hailey Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001

83760f34740

“Special Interest”

45.

Shri Ch. Akhtar Khan

A-6, Second Floor, Indian Oil Society Lavanaya Apartment, Sector-62, Noida.

8800215777

9717167456

“Special Interest”

46.

Shri Sanjeev Verma

E-540, Gali No. 17, Shastri Park,

Delhi-110053.

9911346644

“Special Interest”

47.

Shri Surendra Prasad Gupta

C-9-10, Partham Taal, Jeevan Park,

Pankha Road, Uttam Nagar,

New Delhi-110059

9968333324

8860923645

“Special Interest”

48.

Shri Kailash Jain

1/10792, Subhash Park,

Naveen Shahadra, Delhi-32

9212215550

9266535852

“Special Interest”

49.

Shri Sharda Prasad Srivastava

429/243, Kapil Vihar,(Mozzamnagar),

Lucknow-226003

9889484012

“Special Interest”

50.

Shri Prem Prakash Agarwal

396- Ashok Marg, Ram Nagar,

Roorkee-247887, Distt. –Haridwar

Uttrakhand.

9412307225

“Special Interest”

51.

Shri Vinod Bajpai

537 Kha/265 Naya Purva, Bandha Road,

Faizullahganj, Lucknow-226023

9450758233

9455136047

“Special Interest”

52.

Shri Yatendra Kumar Kataria

Moh. Mahadev,(Sagan Chhetar),

Chandpur Marg, Mandi Dhanoora-244231,Amroha,U.P.-244231

9412634672

7906448174

“Special Interest”

53.

Shri Aadesh Kumar Tyagi

Vill.- Sadharanpur,

P.O.- Saraswati Nagar,Deoband,

Sharanpur, U.P.

9719501661

9625423505

“Special Interest”

 

54.

Shri Ashish Anand

H.No. 109, Ambedkar Park 109,

Mata Colony, Vijay Nagar, Sector-12,

Ghaziabad,UP-201009.

7428225883

“Special Interest”

55.

Shri Veer Sanjay Parashar

Vill. & P.O. – Kheri Manajat, Sonipat,Haryana.-131103

9999080567

“Special Interest”

56.

Ms. Yogita Dheer

Flat No. F-124,Spaze Privy,

Sec-72, Fazilpur,Sohna Road,

Gurugram.

9971327172

“Special Interest”

57.

Shri Pankaj Adlakha

30/2, Ashok Nagar,

New Delhi-110018.

8534983219

“Special Interest”

58.

Shri Indu Sheikhar

30, Radhey Vihar, Model Town, Panipat,

Haryana.

9416223423

“Special Interest”

59.

Shri Arun Kumar Ojha

B-507, Gardenia Green, C-10,

Sector-18, Vasundhra Ghaziabad,

U.P.-201012.

9818253310

“Special Interest”

60.

Shri Sudhakar Kumar

H.No. 423B, Gali No. 1B, Block D,

Ratiya Marg, Sangam Vihar,

Delhi-110066.

9868931055

“Special Interest”

61.

Shri Ankit Chaudhary

831/2, Gali No. 10, Phoolbhag Colony,Meerut, U.P.

9219630064

9058474747

“Special Interest”

62.

Ch. Krishan Kumar

G-72, Gulshan Park, Street No. 07,

Near Sonia Hospital, Nangloi,

Delhi-110041.

9910309597

“Special Interest”

63.

Smt. Khushbu Kumari

H.No. 3199, Block-C,

Green Field Colony,

N.H.P.C, Colony,

Faridabad, Haryana-121010.

9599411421

“Special Interest”

 

64.

Shri Shadab Khan

A-405, Mayur Dhwaj Apartments,

Opp. Chacha Nehru Hospital,

Geeta Colony, Delhi-110031

8882654154

“Special Interest”

65.

Smt. Niharika Jha

404, Om Namoh Apartment,

Gali No. 2, Bharat Vihar, Dwarka, ,

New Delhi-110075.

8376054445

“Special Interest”

66.

Shri Shiw Shankar Rai,

H.No. 68, 2nd Floor, Gali No. 5,

Pratap Nagar, Mayur Nagar,

Phase-1,Delhi-91.

9810559434

“Special Interest”

67.

Dr. Vivek Kumar Shukla

Tulsi Nagar,

Raebarali, U.P.-229001.

9422642122

“Special Interest”

68.

Shri Harveer Singh Pal

Vill.- Bhawanpur, Post-Syal Janpad,

Meerut-250406, U.P.

94112631713

“Special Interest”

69.

Shri Mohd. Faiz Saifi

RZT-100, Nihal Vihar, Nangloi,

New Delhi-110041.

9953755555

9311058794

“Special Interest”

70.

Ms. Richa Vashisth

No. 579 A, Sector 15 Part-1,

Gurgoan, Haryana.-122001

9958922020

8130000002

“Special Interest”

71.

Shri Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal

Vill. Kasabad,

V.P.O. – Bhattian,

Ludhiana-141008(Punjab).

9872481842

8146346355

“Special Interest”

72.

Shri Karan Kapoor

S-15, Jangpura-B,

New Delhi-110014.

9811009275

“Special Interest”

73.

Shri Vikas Baliyana

Vill. Kalanaur, Teh. –Sampla,

Distt. Rohtak-124401(Haryana).

“Special Interest”

74.

Shri Devi Prasanna Goyal

H.No. 1623, Sec. 10A, Gurugram

Haryana.

8447756001

“Special Interest”

75.

Shri Anand Prakash Tiwari

AC/76 Shalimar Bagh,

North West Delhi-110088.

9717515490

“Special Interest”

76.

Shri Kali Kumar

A-76/7, Shalimar Garden, Extn.-2,

Shahibabad Ghaziabad,

U.P.-201005.

9999096524

“Special Interest”

77.

Shri Prince Bhandula

House No. 2144, Sec. 22c

Chandigarh-160022

8872525078

“Special Interest”

78.

Shri Saurab Nayyar

260, Gujrawala Town, Part-3,

Delhi-110009

991050500

“Special Interest”

79.

Ms. Sona Kumari

2A, MIG Flat Motia Khan, FSF

New Delhi-110055.

95998531899

“Special Interest”

80.

Sh. Raj Kumar Grover

7/14, Tilak Nagar,

New Delhi-110018

9958006704

9212002669

“Special Interest”

81.

Shri Rajat Arora

47, 2nd Floor, National Park,

Lajpat Nagar 4

New Delhi-110024

9999376298

“Special Interest”

82.

Shri K. Muthuswamy

1195, Sec. 7, R.K. Puram,

New Delhi-110022.

9811543848

9999193848

“Special Interest”

83.

Smt.Mukul Aggarwal

D-1B/2A, Janakpuri,

New Delhi-110058.

9811254535

“Special Interest”

84.

Sh. Amit Bansal

H.No. 259/14, Harish Bhawan,

Janta Colony,

Rohtak-124001.

9896211648

9996485939

“Special Interest”

85.

Shri Paramveer Singh Saini

Village- Garhi Ujale Kha, Gohana,

District- Sonipat-131301.

9896140673

“Special Interest”

86.

Shri Sanjeev Kaushal

169, Radhakrishnan Nagar, Pinjor,

District-Panchkula-134102.

9992010099

“Special Interest”

87.

Shri Om Prakash Chaudhary

Vill.- Bharal, P.O.- Rehan, Tehsil-Fatehpur,Distt.- Kangra,

H.P.-176022.

9418451811

“Special Interest”

88.

Shri Baldev Kashyap

Vill.- Kotla Barog, P.O.- Dado Devriyan, Tehsil- Pachhad,

Distt.-Sirmour, H.P.-173024.

9418013681

“Special Interest”

89.

Shri Vikas Choudhary

S/o Shri SukhnandanChoudhary

Village- Gajansoo, Tehsil- Marh,

District- Jammu,J&K-181206.

9419234847

7006642410

“Special Interest”

90.

Shri Amarchand Dabi

76/4, Topkhana Maud,

Patiala-147001.

8146636227

“Special Interest”

91.

Smt. Sudesh Sharma

Subhash Nagar, Railway Road,

Banga, Distt. SBS Nagar,

Nawanshahr-144505.

9915150781

“Special Interest”

92.

Shri Ravi Mohindru

#27, Rose Park,

Jalandhar-144008

9815300600

“Special Interest”

93.

Shri Rishi Raj Dabral

Street No. 5,Shashtri Nagar,

Haridwar Road, Dehradun-248008.

(U.K.)

9412059600

“Special Interest”

94.

Sh. Somnath Ojha

N1/59, Shivpuri Colony, Nagwa,

Lanka,Varanasi,UP-221005

9415201935

“Special Interest”

95.

Dr. Nand Kishore Pandey

B 1/148, P 2 A, Assi,

Varanasi-221005

9415820781

“Special Interest”

96.

Shri Shrikrishna Shastri

Gram P.O.kaudha,

Distt. Hardoi-241001

9452194666

“Special Interest”

97.

Shri Ramhit Nishad

Vasirpur, Jagdishpur,

Jaunpur-222001.

9415287712

“Special Interest”

98.

Shri K Vishwadev Rao

7, Gulistan Colony,

Near N.E. Railway Club, Bandariabagh, Lucknow, U.P.

9415010300

“Special Interest”

99.

Smt.Usha Maurya

Moh-Mardanpur, P.O.-Sadar,

Distt, Jaunpur-222001

9569908133

“Special Interest”

100.

Shri Vikas Tripathi

C-56, Takshashila Apartment,

57 I.P extension Patparganj,

Delhi-110092.

9891685144

“Special Interest”

 

101.

Shri Shyam Lal Garg

S/o Late Shri Hazari Lal Garg,

259, Rajdhani Enclave, Pitampura,

New Delhi-110034.

09810019526

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon’ble Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science& Technology and Earth Sciences

Hon’ble M.P.(Lok Sabha)

Constituency : Chandni Chowk

State: Delhi

102.

Shri Sandeep Pal

S/o Shri Sant Pal

B-2/136, Jawahar Park, Shahibabad,

Dstt. Ghaziabad-201006

921134011

Gen.(Dr.)V.K. Singh(Retd.)

Hon’ble Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, GOI

Hon’ble M.P. (Lok Sabha)

Cnstituency: Ghaziabad

State: Uttar Pradesh

103.

Shri Hriday Narain Srivastav

S/o Late Shri M.P. Srivastava

3/4, Jiamau behind Vishwa Samvad Kendra Lucknow,

Uttar Pradesh-226001

9415080674

Shri Rajnath Singh

Hon’ble Minister of Defence

Hon’ble M.P.(Lok Sabha)

Constituency : Lucknow

State: Uttar Pradesh

104.

Shri Rohtash Singh Chauhan

GT. 28, Sector-70, Noida,

Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar.

9811011049

“Special Interest”

105.

Shri Diwakar Jha

B-468, Chhatarpur Extension,

Chhatarpur, New Delhi-110074.

9810677541

“Special Interest

106.

Shri Vivek Kumar Shukla

C/o Unmesh Bhaiyyasaheb Patil,

Hon’ble MP, Lok Sabha,

Jalgaon- Maharashtra,

R/o Úmang

Opp. Samarth Hospital, Captain Corner,Chalisgaon,

Distt.- Jalgaon (Maharashtra)-424101.

02589228880

7757952014

“Special Interest

107.

Shri Atul Kumar

Flat No. 33, Devi Prasad Sadan,

Haily Road,

New Delhi-110001.

“Special Interest

108.

Shri Pentesh Kumar G.C.

No. 18/2, Main Channel Road,

S.G. Layout,

Jogupalya, Bengaluru-560008.

9242111230

“Special Interest

109.

Shri Ravi Yadav

828, Near Santoshi Mata Mandir,

Mohalla Madhinath, Bareilly(UP)243001.

8279660380

8899617044

“Special Interest

110.

Shri Devendra Nath Tiwari

100 C, Jagriti Apartment,

Pocket-A-3, Sector 71,

Noida, District Gautam Budha Nagar,

Uttar Pradesh-201301.

9871886380

“Special Interest

111.

Shri Ramesh Mahipur

Village Mahipur, Sonipat,

Haryana-400072.

9992304775

9813877986

“Special Interest

112.

Shri Ripu Daman Sharma

D-026, Second Floor, DLF Capital Greens,

15-Shivaji Marg, Karampura,

New Delhi-110015.

8595415126

“Special Interest

113.

Shri Gaurav Jain

2nd Floor, 69, Regal Building,

Connaught Place,

New Delhi-110001.

9996233365

“Special Interest

114.

Shri Tej Singh Varun

H.No. –D-127, T-1, Jhilmil Colony,

Delhi-110095.

“Special Interest

115.

Shri Rajnish Singh

1058, Felecita, Mahagun Moderne,

Sector 78,

Noida, G.B. Nagar, lUP-201304.

9599055992

“Special Interest

116.

Shri Sukhveer Singh Bhati

Gram+Post- Devta Greater Noida,

Gautam Bugh Nagar(Uttar Pradesh)

9811594814

“Special Interest

117.

Smt. Sapna Bansal

House No. 87 I.R.S. Society Second Floor,

Abhay Khand 2, Indirapuram Ghaziabad.

8178462921

9891580878

“Special Interest

118.

Shri Rameshwar Singh

C-120 Jeevan Park

New Delhi-110059.

7011382927

“Special Interest

119.

Shri Samarjeet Majumdar

B-60, JJ Colony Sector-7, Dwarka,

Sector-6, South West Delhi,Delhi-110075.

9354795280

“Special Interest

120.

Shri Sandesh Yadav

372, Subhash Vihar New Colony,

Railway Road,

Sibhovali Pincode-245207 Hapur U.P.

9540440088

“Special Interest

121.

Shri Ranjan Tiwari

Plot No. 356,

Shiv Mandir Bhagwan Nagar,

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh-12303

9106302976

9471212303

“Special Interest

122.

Shri Praveen

407 Panchi Jatan (164), Sonipat

Haryana Pincode-131102.

“Special Interest

123.

Shri Moti Ram

Bhali Anandpur,

Rohtak.

8053504997

“Special Interest

124.

Shri Arya Shakti

G-180, Gama-II, Greater Noida

U.P. Pincode-201310.

8102684425

9650165283

“Special Interest

125.

Sushree Swati Patel

UG-2, Plot No. 202, Vaishali Sector-6,

Gaziabad, U.P.-201010.

7900037900

“Special Interest

126.

Shri Kuldeep Singh

Village Patti Mate Di, JHITA Kalan,

Amritsar,Punjab.

“Special Interest

127.

Smt. Suman Kaushik

11-F-6, Nehru Nagar,

Gaziabad-201001, UP.

9312606761

“Special Interest

128.

Shri Deepak Kumar

Vill + Post – Bhikampur,

District- Bulandshar, U.P.-202392

8006990071

“Special Interest

129.

Shri Vinay Kumar Sharma

Vill.- Bhataula, Post – Shikarpur,

Bulandshahar, U.P.-202395.

9759642528

“Special Interest

130.

Shri Makardhvaj Yadav

G-252, Preet Vihar,

Delhi--110092.

9911026688

“Special Interest

131.

Shri Shri KrishanTongar

C/o Sh. Arun Kumar Sagar,

Hon’ble MP, Lok Sabha,

Shahjahanpur, UP

C-20 F, Abhishek South City,

Shahajahanpur-242001 U.P.

9911026688

“Special Interest