पत्रांक: 11पीआर/09/2021 प्रेस विज्ञप्ति दिनांक:20.09.2021
36th Raising Day Celebration of Railway Protection Force organized in
North Central Railway
• General Manager North Central Railway inspected the RPF parade
• Railway Protection Force personnel honored for outstanding work
• Dog show and cultural program during the funtion received wide applaud
• Newly establishedfiring simulator, library and renovated gym inaugurated
Today on 20.09.2021 36thRaising Day Celebration of Railway Protection Force was observed at Railway Protection Force Zonal Training Institute Subedarganj, North Central Railway Prayagrajin the august presence of Chief Guest,General Manager, North Central Railway Shri Pramod Kumar and Guest of Honour President North Central Railway Welfare Organization Smt. Poonam Kumar. The main attractions of the function were the Grand Railway Protection Force Parade, Dog Show, Unarmed Combat and cultural presentations.
Railway Protection Force was established as an armed force of the Union by amending the Railway Protection Force Act20 September 1985. Since then, from1986, this day is celebrated as Raising Day.
At the outset of the program, Chief Guest General Manager North Central Railway Shri Pramod Kumar inspected the RPF parade organised in the well decorated training centre premises. Shri Pramod Kumar also conferredDirector General Appreciation Medal and Certificatesupon the officers and jawansfor their outstanding contributions. Senior Divisional Security Commissioner Prayagraj Manoj Kumar Singh, Senior Divisional Security Commissioner Agra Prakash Panda, Inspector Amit Meena, Sub-Inspector,Agra Devendra Solanki, Assistant Sub-Inspector AgraRaghuraj Singh and Constable Jhansi Narendra, who received the award, were prominent.
In his address on the occasion, the General Manager congratulated the Railway Protection Force personnel on the Raising Day and motivated them to continue their excellent work in future. He exhorted the Railway Protection Force personnel to carry out their duties keeping in mind the safety of the assets of Indian Railways and the interest of the customers.
Inspector General, Railway Protection Force (Principal Chief Security Commissioner) Shri RavindraVerma while congratulating the awardee officers and Jawans told about the achievements of Railway Protection Force and the roadmap for the future. He also praised the work of Railway Protection Force during the Covid period.
Program started with the parade and wasfollowed by dog show. Dogs 'Tom' and 'Jicks' presented bouquet to the Chief Guest and Live Demo of Explosive Discovery was presented by sniffer Dog 'Tom'. Hurdle jump and yoga were performed by Sultan. After the dog show, a cultural program was organized by the lady RPF personnel. During this, Kalbelia dance and an enchanting Vardi song by Manoj Pandey were presented.
RPF lady personnel demonstrated Unarmed Combat. During this, the lathi drill and breaking of burning tiles were done by the women soldiers. All the Principal heads of departments of North Central Railway, Divisional Railway Manager Prayagraj were present on the ocassion.
On this occasion, a newly established simulator, library &renovated gym installed in the training center were inaugurated by the General Manager. After this, General Manager and President Women Welfare Organization& other officers carried outplantation in the training center. The program was conducted by Inspector Ms. Suruchi Sharma.