Railway Protection Force Current Affairs, GK & News

RPF: Operation “NARCOS”

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) recently recovered narcotics products of worth Rs. 7.40 Crore under its “Operation NARCOS”. What is Operation NARCOS? The RPF launched the operation NARCOS in the month of June 2022, for bringing attention to menace of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. It was a month-long pan India drive, launched against smuggling of narcotics through rail. RPF, in ..

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RPF: Operation Mahila Suraksha

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) under Operation Mahila Suraksha has rescued 150 women and girls from falling into the trap of human trafficking syndicates. What was the duration of this operation and why was it conducted? This month-long operation which began on 3rd May and concluded on 31st May was conducted with the aim of ..

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RPF: ‘Operation Nanhe Farishte’

Under “Operation Nanhe Farishte”, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) have rescued more than 1,000 kids from Railway stations across India, in the month of January, 2022. Key facts The RPF is entrusted with providing safety to passengers. It saved 1,045 children who were found alone or were abandoned at the railway stations. Out of all, 701 ..

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Operation AAHT

The Railway Protection Force, RPF has launched Operation AAHT to curb human trafficking. It will mainly focus on trains that are originating from border countries. The operation is held under Ministry of Railways. (RPF acts under railways ministry). About Operation AAHT Under the operation, RPF will deploy special forces in long distance trains. The operation ..

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Mission Jeewan Raksha

According to an officer of Indian Railways, Under the “Mission Jeewan Raksha”, RPF personnel have saved 1650 lives from the wheels of running trains at railway stations in last four years. Key facts Out of this, around 350 lives were saved CR and WR. RPF personnel saved 601 persons, without caring for their own safety, ..

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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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