Crucial meet of Railway Minister, RPF officials held; know what was on agenda
A crucial meeting was held between the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and senior officials of the Railway Protection Force.
The meeting was amid speculations that the Railway ministry was considering a proposal for transferring the RPF to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Minister Goyal, on his part, did not clarify on these speculations and only sought to know how to beef up the security of the Railway passengers besides concentrating on the various issues of the RPF staff, their welfare, parity in promotions and confidence building among personnel.
Some of the RPF officials had expected that the issue of transfer of their force to Home Ministry might come up but it did not, it emerged.
The decision to transfer the force to Home Ministry would be met with some opposition for sure and thus no decision in this regard has yet been taken. >