Sangyaan App


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Recently, the Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) launched the mobile application-Sangyaan App.

About Sangyaan App: 

  • It is designed and developed by the Tech Team of RPF.
  • It is a practical tool for anyone seeking to stay informed about the latest legal developments in India.
  • It aims to educate and empower RPF Personnel by providing comprehensive information to understand the provisions of both new and old criminal laws, while highlighting the relevance of these new acts in the context of RPF operations.
  • It will provide in-depth information on three new Criminal Acts: the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS) 2023, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (BSA) 2023.
  • Key Features
    • Comprehensive Legal Access
    • Comparison of Laws
    • Section wise analysis
    • Advanced Search Tools
    • Inclusive Legal Database
    • User-Friendly Design

Key facts about Railway Protection Force

  • The history of the RPF dates back to 1882 when various Railway companies appointed their own guards for protection of Railway property.
  • It was declared as statutory force in the year 1957 by an enactment of Parliament and subsequently declared as an armed force of the Union of India in the year 1985.
  • In 2003, the RPF partially took up the duties of escorting passenger trains and access control at the railway stations”.
  • It is led by a director-general.
  • It is an armed force under the operational and administrative control of the Union Ministry of Railways.
  • It is tasked with protecting and securing railway property, the passenger areas, and the passengers themselves.

Q1: What is Operation Amanat?

Under the Operation Amanat initiative, the Railway Protection Force has taken a novel initiative to make it easier for the passengers to get back their lost luggage.

Source: DG, RPF launches Sangyaan App- A Comprehensive application for legal reference