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Railway Protection Force Western Railway

RPF is a statutory Force constituted under the Railway Protection Force Act 1957. It is an Armed Force of the Union.





4(b) (i)

The particulars of its organization, functions and duties

Organization Chart

4(b) (ii)

The powers and duties of its officers and employees

The duties performed by the Officers are the same as that of supervisory and decision making.

Click on powers and duties List.

Besides this, Office Orders are also issued from time to time whenever any changes in the duty list of Officers/ Branches are undertaken.

The same are available with General section.

4(b) (iii)

The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;

The procedure/norms set for discharge of functions are as per the provisions contained in various codes/ manuals.

The general procedural instructions are also reiterated/ issued from time to time.

Click Rly Board’s site for codes & Manuals

4(b) (iv)

the norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

4(b) (v)

The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;

A number of rules, regulations, instructions, codes, manuals, Acts, etc have already been published and in use by the railway employees for discharging their functions.

The instructions/policy issued by Railway Board is published on the Railway Board website.

Click Rly. Board's site

RPF rules, regulations, instructions, codes.

4(b) (vi)

A statement of the categories of the documents that are held by it or under its control;

The Rly. Board Policy Circulars, Important letters from the Board and other departments, JPOs, Agreements, etc.

Click Rly. Board's site

4(b) (vii)

the particulars of any arrangements that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;

No specific consultant existing for security


The public interference is covered by commercial department, through Railway User’s consultative Committee.

4(b) (viii)

A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or  more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether   meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public;

No such committee specific to security department exist.

4(b) (ix)

A directory of its officers and employees;

Click for Telephone Numbers:                         

4(b) (x)

The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the  system of compensation as provided in its regulations;

It is decided by Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Railway to specified grade of officers & staff. This item is dealt by Accounts department.

4(b) (xi)

The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;

Does not pertain to security Department.

4(b) (xii)

The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;

Does not pertain to security Department.

4(b) (xiii)

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;

Does not pertain to security Department.

4(b) (xiv)

The details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;

Information relating to organization, its evolution, budget speech, budget highlights, tourist facilities, passenger information, train information, availability of accommodation, status of tickets, internet booking of tickets, a number of codes/manuals, etc. have already been made available on Western Railway website,

Code and manuals are available on Indian Railways web site at

Click for Railway Board site

4(b) (xv)

The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

All issues related to information of Railway Passenger are dealt by commercial department.

4(b) (xvi)

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

Click for Information:-

4(b) (xvii)

Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year;

Information related to Tenders, press related, Important News etc are also available on :



Source : Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 24-04-2024  

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