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Operation Satark

Operation Satark:

RPF launches Focused effort under “Operation Satark” from 5th April to 30th April, 2022.

  • Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force under the ownership of Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.
  • It was formed in 1872 under the Railway Protection Force Act, 1957.
  • It is the lead security agency in the field of railway security having a pan India reach.
  • It is entrusted with the security of railway property, passenger area and passengers.
  • Railway Protection Force has recently started “Operation Satark” with an objective of taking action against illicit liquor/FICN/illegal tobacco products/unaccounted gold and any other items being transported through railway network for the purpose of tax evasion and smuggling.