The Director-General (DG) of Central Railway Arun Kumar addressed a press meet on January 9, at the Central Railway DRM Conference Hall to inform the achievements of Railway, its new schemes and security installations done in the year 2019. During the press meet, he said that the cyber office which is still on the Zonal level, in Pune will be upgraded to a Divisional level soon. The project has been put under the talks for which a positive outcome is expected in the coming days.

Besides this, he also conveyed the media that in the year 2019, more than 10,000 people have been employed under RPF and out of the selected candidate’s women alone hold a huge number of 4,500 seats in RPF.

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CCTV cameras are to be installed in AC compartments for the safety of Women and Children. Also, last year the cases of child trafficking and the kids who were seen begging during the journey have been caught and their authority has been given to child safety NGOs.

He also added that through the satellite of ISRO the railway security has also been able to track down oil and coal theft and put a halt on it.

Recently, the protestors during the anti- CAA agitations have damaged a huge amount of railway properties. These protestors are being tracked down by the CCTV and other security cameras. These protestors when once are identified will be charged under the Civil Liability Claim and the amount will be extracted from them. In total, the Railway Authority has faced an amount of Rs 88 crore. He added.

(With inputs from thelivenagpur)