With the goal of enhancing the safety of passengers touring by Indian Railwaysthe Railway Safety Power ,RPF) has launched a pan-India operation underneath the code title ‘Operation Yatri Suraksha,
As a part of this initiative, a number of steps are being taken to offer foolproof safety to passengers ie, prepare escorting, seen presence on stations, surveillance by way of CCTV, surveillance on energetic criminals, assortment of intelligence concerning the criminals and motion thereupon, figuring out black spots and crime susceptible trains/sections and enhancing safety thereat amongst others to formulate an actionable technique to scale back crime in opposition to passengers.
Common coordination is being made with all of the stakeholders and joint motion is deliberate to enhance passenger safety often.
With a view to give an impetus to Operation Yatri Suraksha, a month-long pan-India drive was launched in opposition to criminals concentrating on passengers in July 2022 by RPF.
In the course of the drive, 365 suspects have been nabbed by RPF personnel and have been handed over to the involved GRPs for authorized motion based mostly on which 322 circumstances of passenger crime ie, theft of passenger belongings, drugging, theft, chain snatching and many others., have been detected. Stolen property of passengers price greater than INR 1 Crore was recovered both from the possession of those criminals or in course of the investigation of those offenses.
RPF will proceed its efforts to boost the safety of passengers over Indian Railways in future too by launching drives, enhancing response, infusing expertise and innovation in its working to boost its response, effectiveness and attain and to appreciate its goal of ‘Sewa Hello Sankalp’.
Railway Safety Power (RPF) is an Armed Power of the Union underneath the Ministry of Railways Entrusted with the duty of safety of railway property, passenger space and passengers.