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What is the news?
Railway Protection Force (RPF) tasked has been working round the clock for security of railway property, passenger area and passengers.
What are the steps taken by the Railway Protection Force(RPF)?
Mission Jeewan Raksha: Under this, RPF personnel have saved 1650 lives from the wheels of the running trains at railway stations in the last four years.
Meri Saheli Initiative: It was launched by RPF to provide security to lady passengers in long distance trains particularly travelling alone or those who are vulnerable to crime.
Operation Amanat: Under this, RPF retrieved left behind luggage having value of more than 23 Crores belonging to 12377 passengers and returned to them after due verification.
Toll Free Helpline Number 139 (24 X 7): It is a single helpline number launched by Indian Railways for quick grievance redressal and enquiries by passengers during their train journeys.
Operation Number Plate: It was launched by the RPF to identify and verify all vehicles parked in Railway premises, circulating areas, parking lots and even in the ‘No Parking’ areas for a longer duration.
Operation Thirst: It was launched by the RPF to stop selling of unauthorised Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) in railway premises.
Source: This post is based on the article ‘601 PERSONS SAVED BY RPF PERSONNEL UNDER “MISSION JEEWAN RAKSHA”, DURING 2021’ published in PIB on 7th Jan 2022.