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MCDO for the Month of December-2022

1.Sustained drives against touting activities in SWR:- During the month under review, Special teams were constituted to workout illegal selling of e-tickets and illegal software by analysis of PRABAL Data/Surveillance etc. Special teams conducted raids at different Travel Agencies/Agents all over Karnataka and Goa, who were engaged in touting activities and detected 10 cases with arrest of 11 touts under Section 143 of Railways Act and seized 85 No’s of live reserved tickets valued Rs. 2,06,947.95/-,  338 No's of used tickets  valued  Rs. 8,60,672.25/-.


2.Patrolling by mobile teams (wherever deployed) every hour in vestibule trains:- On an average 40 to 45 important/vulnerable Spl/Mail/Exp trains are escorted by 130 to 135  RPF personnel over SWR. RPF personnel deployed for escorts are patrolling in trains and interacting with passengers.  Besides, the teams keep watch on passengers carrying safety hazardous articles. During the month:-


·Operation Nanhe Farishthe: Five (05) boys were rescued while found without guardian on running trains.


·Operation Amanath: On five (05) different occasions belongings of passengers worth ₹ 71,000/- was recovered and returned to lawful owners/passengers.


·Operation SEWA: A passenger fallen down at Kengeri Railway Station by Train no. 16227 Ex. MYS to TLGP Exp (Mysuru-Talguppa) was rescued and rendered with medical attendance. Also, a passenger in need of medical assistance complaining of breathing problem in train No. 17302 Ex: DWR-MYS Express was attended and arranged medical attendance at Arsikere.


3.Meri Saheli:- To ensure maximum safety and security of women passengers on trains, Railways Protection Force (RPF) collects the seat/berth numbers of the single/alone female passengers and shares them with RPF personnel deployed at corresponding stations for their security & safety in en-route.  At the destination, a feedback from the identified passengers is collected for corrective response.  Meri Saheli members also help women passengers in availing auto rickshaws, bus services, carrying belongings of elderly and needy passengers. In SWR, presently this operation has been implemented in 28 identified trains and ensure covid protocols are being followed by passengers in a polite manner.


·Crime control:-

 (Top 5 categories of crime on the Zonal Railway based on average of 3 years and crime

against women).



Description of crime

Cases registered during     the current month

Cumulative Number during last 3 years (2020, 2021 & 2022 (up to  Dec.))

Action taken


RP(UP) Act



Legal action initiated


Prosecution under Rlys Act



Legal action initiated


Prosecution of unauthorized persons  entry into female coaches



Legal action initiated


Crime against passengers ( High value cases of ToPB, Dacoity, Robbery, Drugging)



Under investigation by concerned GRP (law and order)


Crime against Women passenger i.e  rape, molestation, eve-teasing & harassment of women passengers



Action is being taken by GRP


·Initiative action by RPF:-


1.Rail Suraksha:- During the month under review, 11 cases under the provision of Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act 1966 were detected with recovery of Railway property worth Rs. 5,62,346 and arrest of 20 outsiders including receivers.


2.Yathri Suraksha:- On 22.12.2022, RPF/Vasco while escorting Train No. 17310 Ex: VSG-YPR Express on a complaint of a passenger regarding personal belongings, swiftly acted and apprehended a person duly recovering lost belongings i.e. 02 no’s of Laptop (one laptop of dell of Rs. 30,000/- rupees and one is ACER of Rs. 35,000/- rupees)and further handed over the party to GRP/Vasco. The personal belongings were restored to the passengers by GRP.

·Operation Amanat:-  Recovery of Passengers' belongings by RPF there by safeguarding passengers' belonging from reaching criminal elements: On 43 occasions, RPF personnel recovered leftover items of passengers valued  ₹6,48,281/- (approx) and restored to genuine passengers which includes 05 recoveries made by RPF Escort staff.






Gold /silver

Electronic items



Total V/Rs




₹ 121749

(5.25 Oman Riel

and & 2000 Japanees Yen)


Power bank, Headphones, Chargers, Pen Drive etc


ATM, Aadhar

cards,  PAN cards, Camera, documents,

clothes, Spectacles, etc.


·Operation Nanhe Farishte:- (Rescue of children from Railway premises/trains): During the month, 38 runaway children’s i.e. 06 girls and 32 boys were rescued by RPF and handed over to Parents /relatives through NGO and Police (which includes 05 rescued by RPF Escort staff).