4500 Railway Protection Force posts to be reserved for women

by Job | 15-04-2018 | 5628 views

Indian Railways is raising an all-women patrol squad that will guard running trains, ensure women’s safety at busy stations and assist women and children on railway premises, seeking to triple the number of female personnel in the Railway Protection Force (RPF). It has declared that it plans to add 4,500 more women to the strength of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) by next year. Out of 1,111 vacancies at the sub-inspector level, 300 will be reserved for women and out of the 7,989 vacancies at the constable level, 4,200 will be reserved for women.Women make up less than 5% of the RPF’s staff strength. Once the hiring process is completed, the number of women personnel will exceed 7,000, up from 2,600 now.

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