A high level coordination meeting of the senior police officials of the states of Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with the senior officials of the Railway Protection Force,Government Railway Police and senior officials of Southern Railway was held today (20.04.2012) at the Southern Railway Headquarters office in Chennai. The meeting was presided over by Shri Deepak Krishan, General Manager, Southern Railway.
Various security related issues like drugging of passengers on trains, snatching of jewellery and theft of the belongings of passengers were discussed with focus on keeping Southern Railway free from major organised crimes. Safety and security of women passengers on trains was also emphasised.
The need for constant exchange of crime intelligence between the GRP, local police and RPF for effective preventive action against crimes on Railways, terrorist attacks and extremist activities was also stressed. The meeting also discussed aspects of visible policing and access control at important stations over Southern Railway. It was decided to form Inter State Police / RPF teams for investigating cases with inter state ramifications and to unearth inter state criminal gangs.
Shri R. Sekar, IPS, ADGP/Railways/Tamilnadu, Shri V.S.K.Kaumudi, IPS, ADGP, Andhra Pradesh, Shri S.Aananthakrishnan, IPS, IGP/Internal Security/Kerala, Shri. B. Srikantappa, IPS, DIG/Railways/Karnataka,Shri V.K. Dhaka, DIG & Chief Security Commissioner, RPF, Southern Railway, Shri B. Mohan, IG & Chief Security Commissioner/RPF, South Central Railway, Principal HODs of Southern Railway and Senior Government Railway Police and Railway Protection Force Officers participated in the high-level coordination meeting.
Photo Caption: Shri Deepak Krishan, General Manager, Southern Railway addressing the High Level Co-ordination Meeting. Dr. G. Narayanan, Addl. General Manager, Southern Railway, Shri V.K. Dhaka, Chief Security Commissioner/RPF, Southern Railway, Shri A.N. Sinha, Addl. Chief Security Commissioner/Southern Railway and Shri N.K. Prasad, Chief Personnel Officer, Southern Railway are also present.