Two Railway Protection Force (RPF) Personnel of the Zone have been awarded Railway Minister’s Medal for Bravery – 2019. Shri N. Guru Prasad, Asst. Sub Inspector, RPF, Lingampalli Outpost has been awarded Rs. 1, 00,000/- towards Railway Minister’s Mahila Ewan Bal Suraksha Padak. Shri Vikul Kumar, Constable, Hyderabad has been awarded Rs.1, 00,000/- towards Railway Minister’s Jeevan Raksha Padak.
Expressing his happiness at the recognition received by the two RPF personnel of the Zone, Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR commended their performance and exuded confidence that the RPF will continue to excel in its primary duty of providing security to rail users and property.
1. Shri N. Guru Pradad, Asst. Sub Inspector, RPF:
Shri N. Guru Prasad, Asst. Sub Inspector, RPF, is active in rescuing/rehabilitating missing children over Bharat Nagar post jurisdiction of Secunderabad Division of the zone. His proactive role has resulted in rescue of 21 runaway children from home in the year 2018 and 12 children in the year 2019. He has conducted numerous awareness campaigns against child trafficking and ensured the safety of women commuters in MMTS trains. He has handled difficult situations with remarkable patience and admirable tact.
2. Shri Vikul Kumar, Constable, RPF:
Sri Vikul Kumar, Constable, RPF, on 29th August, 2019 while performing his duty at Hyderabad Railway station on Platform No.5, noticed one passenger while trying to get down from the moving train slipped and found hanging between platform and train. on seeing this, he impulsively acted and rescued the person running along with the train risking his own life. The swift and brave act of the RPF personnel has saved the passenger’s life and the passenger was rescued without sustaining any major injuries.