Railway Protection Force Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Railways launches “Meri Saheli” Initiative

The Railway Protection Force recently launched “Meri Saheli” initiative. The initiative will focus on the safety of women passengers. It was launched as a pilot project in South Eastern Railway in September 2020. It was then extended to all zones. Highlights The initiative will provide safety and security to the women passengers travelling by train. ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Captain Arjun: The Robot launched by Railway Protection Force

The Railway Protection Force recently launched a Robot called “Captain Arjun”. ARJUN is Always be Responsible and Just Use to be Nice. Highlights The robot Captain Arjun was launched to intensify screening and surveillance at the railway stations. It was launched by the Railway Protection Force operating under Central Railways About the robot The robot ..

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RPF renamed as Indian Railways Protection Force Service; Railway prices hiked

The Railways Ministry has renamed Railway Protection Force (RPF) as Indian Railway Protection Force Service. The ministry has also accorded Group A status to RPF. Railway Protection Force The RPF was formed under the Railway Protection Force Act, 1957. Under the act, the RPF personnel have powers to search, arrest, investigate and prosecute. However, the ..

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