New Delhi: With an intention to reinforce the variety of ladies constables within the Railway Safety Drive (RPF), the Central authorities has determined to replenish 50 per cent of the 9,000 vacant posts notified with woman constables
The Centre would replenish 50 per cent of the 9,000 vacant constables posts, knowledgeable Railways Minister Piyush Goyal within the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
“At current, the share of woman constables in RPF is 2.25 per cent. Maintaining this in thoughts, the Prime Minister gave a route for recruitment. We’re going to recruit 4,500 woman constables, 50 per cent of the full vacant posts notified,” knowledgeable Railways Minister Piyush Goyal within the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
RPF appears to be like into safety of railways infrastructure, whereas the Authorities Railway Police (GRP) takes care of legislation and order and it’s beneath the State authorities, he mentioned.
Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi mentioned the recruitment course of is happening.
To a different supplementary query on offering walkie talkie to ladies constables, each Goyal and Angadi mentioned the matter might be examined.
In a written reply, Goyal mentioned the recruitment course of began in 2018. Out of 8619 and 1120 vacancies notified for constables and sub-inspectors, respectively, 4216 and 201 vacancies, respectively, had been reserved for ladies.
“This course of is prone to be accomplished quickly and this can additional enhance the variety of woman constables and officers in RPF,” he added.
(With company inputs)