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None from Nagaland has represented RPF since 2009: ACS


DIMAPUR, MAY 4: Assistant Security Commissioner, Railway Protection Force (RPF), Bimal Chandra Das today lamented that nobody from Nagaland has represented the RPF since 2009 and appealed to Naga youths to apply for jobs in the Railway Protection Force.
Disclosing that there are 4026 vacancies for Constables and 200 for Sub-Inspectors in the RPF at all India level, he informed the Naga youths to grab the opportunity for these Central jobs, which is a Central paramilitary force. The last day for submission of application is May 14.
Interacting with media persons here, Das said that there are age relaxations for SC/STs and OBCs, adding Class-10 pass can apply for the post of Constables while graduates can apply for the post of Sub-Inspectors.
He also stated that the RPF has roped in Naga Olympian Chekrovolu Swuro to create awareness amongst the Naga youths to participate in the recruitment in the RPF.
Dwelling other issues of the RPF, the ASC highlighted the achievements of the Force during January to March this year. He said that the RPF is committed to the safety and security of the Railway passengers and take measures to prevent various crimes.
He informed that under Operation “Nanhe Fariste” the RPF had rescued 7 girls and 13 boys and handed them over to Childline Dimapur.
Under Operation ‘NARCOS’, the RPF recovered suspected brown sugar and ganja valued Rs 51.05 lakhs and handed over to GRPS Dimapur.
Das further stated that under Mission ‘Yatri Suraksha’, the RPF recovered passengers’ belonging and arrested 2 criminals. It also recovered sedative drugs and arrested one person who tried to drug a passenger to steal his personal belongings.
Under Operation ‘AMANAT’, he said that RPF recovered passenger’s belonging left behind in trains, which were handed over to rightful owner. He said under Operation ‘Uplabdh’, 12 cases were registered for Rly Counter and E-Tickets and 12 offenders were arrested, who were later handed over to SRM Court, Dimapur. Under Operation ‘SEWA”, two women were rescued and medical help were provided to them. Another woman was rescued and handed over to Sakhi Shelter Home.
The RPF also recovered smuggled goods of foreign origin (SGFO) worth Rs 199 800.
Das informed that a total of 176 cases under Railway Act and 182 persons were arrested.
Replying to queries about anti-social activities being conducted near the Dimapur Railway Station, he said that the RPF and GRP are always on vigil to check such activities and many arrests have been made in the recent past.
To a query on sale of contraband ganja in the Railway Station premises, he has no information about the same.
The ASC also appealed to the general public to extend their cooperation in curbing criminal activities in Dimapur Railway Station.
(Page News Service)