Operation Nanhe Faristey: Over 520 Children Reunited with Families by RPF in November 2023
MUMBAI (India CSR): In November 2023, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) demonstrated its unwavering dedication to ensuring the safety and security of railway passengers and property. Their efforts spanned various operations, each targeting specific issues and challenges.
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has once again demonstrated its vital role in ensuring the safety and security of Indian Railways. In November 2023, the RPF undertook a series of operations, each designed to address specific challenges and dangers faced by passengers and railway infrastructure.
From reuniting lost children with their families to cracking down on drug trafficking and ticket touting, the RPF’s diverse initiatives reflect their comprehensive approach to safeguarding India’s vast railway network. These efforts not only reinforce the security of railway travel but also underscore the RPF’s commitment to upholding the law and providing assistance to those in need.
Operation Nanhe Faristey
Over 520 children, who were separated from their families for different reasons, were successfully reunited with their loved ones by the RPF. This initiative highlights the compassionate side of the force’s responsibilities.
Operation AAHT – Anti-Human Trafficking
The RPF’s Anti-Human Trafficking Units were instrumental in rescuing 35 individuals from human traffickers, showcasing their commitment to combatting this grave issue.
Operation Jeevan Raksha
Demonstrating alertness and quick response, RPF saved 224 passengers who faced life-threatening situations at railway stations, such as falling while boarding or disembarking from moving trains.
Meri Saheli Initiative
Prioritizing the security of women passengers, the RPF’s “Meri Saheli” teams attended to 13,552 trains, ensuring the safety of 410,259 female passengers. They also dealt with 4618 offenders found in women’s coaches.
Operation Uplabdh – Tackling Touts
In a crackdown on touting activities, 392 individuals were arrested, and future tickets worth Rs. 42.28 lakhs were seized, reflecting RPF’s efforts to maintain fairness and order in ticketing processes.
Operation NARCOS – Against Drug Trafficking
A significant success in combating drug crimes was marked by the arrest of 91 individuals and the seizure of narcotics worth Rs. 3.69 crores, highlighting RPF’s role in curbing drug-related offenses.
Passenger Complaints Redressal
Through the Rail Madad Portal and helpline, RPF efficiently addressed over 21,800 security-related complaints from passengers, ensuring their concerns were promptly resolved.
Operation Yatri Suraksha – Crime Prevention
RPF’s role in supplementing police efforts resulted in the arrest of 229 criminals involved in crimes against passengers, reinforcing the security of railway travelers.
Operation Sanraksha – Ensuring Safety
RPF’s commitment to passenger safety was evident as they arrested 28 individuals for stone pelting on running trains, a dangerous act that jeopardizes passenger safety.
Operation Seva – Assisting Passengers in Need
Displaying a humanitarian approach, RPF extended help to 191 elderly, sick, or injured passengers, facilitating their comfortable and safe travel.
Operation Satark – Curbing Illegal Goods Transport
RPF’s vigilance led to the seizure of illegal tobacco and liquor products worth Rs. 10,54,630 and the apprehension of 67 individuals, showcasing their role in preventing the illegal transport of goods.
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