Railway Protection Force: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Induction of Ninja UAV by Indian railways for better surveillance

The railway has inducted unmanned aerial vehicles named Ninja for monitoring tracks and workshops and enhancing security surveillance systems. The drone technology will also be used in rescue, recovery, restoration operations at disaster sites. A team of Railway Protection Force has been trained for drone operation, surveillance and maintenance. A total of 9 drones have ..

Arun Kumar Appointed as Vice-Chairman of International Union of Railways Security Platform

Arun Kumar, the Director-General of the Railway Protection Force, has been appointed as the VICE-Chairman of the Security Platform of the International Union of Railways. It has been intimated to the Railway Board by the Director-General of the UIC. Kumar will be in charge from July 2022 to July 2024. International Union of Railways UIC ..

Operation Thirst launched by Indian Railway

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has recently launched ‘Operation Thirst’ to crackdown the selling of unauthorized Packaged Drinking Water (PDW). According to RPF, the operation was launched in all major railway stations across the country to curb the menace of unauthorized PDW in the premises of railway stations. During the operation, which was carried out ..

Dharmendra Kumar appointed as new director general of Railway Protection Force (RPF)

Dharmendra Kumar, IPS (AGMU:84), has been appointed as the new Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF). Presently, he is working in CISF as Additional DG. The appointment of Kumar will be effective from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier. The RPF is a security ..

Parliament approves Railway Property Unlawful Possession Amendment Bill 2011

The Railway Property Unlawful Possession Amendment Bill 2011 was approved by the Parliament with the Lok Sabha adopting it with a voice vote. The Rajya Sabha had already passed it. Objective: The Act seeks to protect railway property and give punishment to offenders. Railway Protection Force, RPF has been given more power via this legislation ..