RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE
Sri S.R.GANDHI, Sr.DSC is holding the charge of the Division on 30.03.15. He is assisted by two ASCs. Sri A.K.Tyagi, ASC/BZA took charge on 21.09.2015. His jurisdiction covers BZA HQrs, BZA-GDR, BZA-MTM (branch line). The post of ASC/RJY was created w.e.f. 02.03.2006. Present incumbent Sri Nagesh Nautiyal, ASC/RJY took charge on 29.09.2015. ASC/RJY jurisdiction covers VSKP-BZA, GDV-NS (branch line), NS-NDD (branch line) and SLO-COA (branch line) section.
Sr. Divisional Security Commissioner
There are 12 open line Posts viz Anakapalle, Kakinada Town, Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram, Eluru, Vijayawada, Up-yard, Rayanapadu, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole and Nellore.
There are 14 Out-posts viz Visakhapatnam, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajamundry Memu Car Shed, Narasapur, Nidadavole, Tadepalligudem, Gudivada, Electrical Loco Shed, Tadepalli, Bapatla, Kavali, Bitragunta and Gudur.
The jurisdiction of BZA Division extends from
Ø Gudur (incl) at K.M.No.134.30 to Duvvada (Excluding) at K.M.No.759.7
Ø Vijayawada (incl) at K.M.No.586.5 to Kondapalli (incl) at K.M.No.568
Ø Vijayawada (incl) at K.M.No.0.0 to Gudivada (incl) at K.M.No.42.69 (Branch line)
Ø Gudivada (incl) at K.M.No.0.0 to Machilipatnam (incl) at K.M.No.36.70
Ø Bhimavaram (incl) at K.M.No.0.0 to Narasapur (incl) at K.M.No.29.46 (Branch line)
Ø Vijayawada (incl)at K.M.No.0.0 – Bhimavaram –Nidadavolu (incl) at K.M.No.154.75 (Branch line)
Ø Samalkot (incl) at K.M.No.0.00 to – Kakinada at K.M.No.15.60 (Branch line)
RPF PROVIDED SECURITY IN TRAINS:
Ø RPF armed escorts are deputed in important and vulnerable trains running in the night time over BZA Division.
Ø Thorough briefing is done for RPF train escort parties to ensure the security of passengers in trains.
Ø Special teams have been formed to detect reported offences in co-ordination with GRP.
Ø Go’s are conducting surprise checks on performance of the escort parties.
RPF PROVIDED SECURITY AT STATIONS:
Ø Metal detectors areused by RPF staff at all important major stations over BZA Division.
Ø Armed patrolling is done at BZA R.S during the red-alert.
Ø Bullet-proof morchas are provided at BZA R.S.
Ø Frequent announcement are made to alert the passengers in regard unclaimed articles.
Ø Close liaison is maintained with GRP/Local police.
Ø Passenger awareness campaigns are conducted alerting traveling public against drugging.
Ø Ensured regular announcements on PA system.
Ø Ensured display of video clippings on drugging in platforms & waiting hall TVs.
Ø Notified the drugging trend to all staff and subordinates officers in running trains.
Ø Conducted decoy checks in important and vulnerable trains.
Ø Alerted train escorting staff to keep sharp look out for drugging offenders in running trains.
Ø Use of mega phones to educate passengers by RPF staff is ensured.
Ø Collected crime intelligence to catch the drugging gangs by deploying staff in plain cloths in co-ordination with GRP.