RPF gets Group A status, renamed Indian Railway Protection Force Service

An official order was issued on Monday

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Railway police standing at a platform

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Railways has renamed its security force RPF (Railway Protection Force) as Indian Railway Protection Force Service.
The ministry has accorded organised Group A status to RPF and renamed it, according to an order issued on Monday.
"Consequent upon grant of organized group A status ( OGAS) to RPF in the light of Cabinet decision arising from honourable court's orders, it is hereby informed that RPF will be known as Indian Railway Protection Force Service," the order stated.

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First Published: Dec 31 2019 | 3:35 PM IST

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