Why is it in the news?
- In October 2023, the Railway Protection Force successfully brought together more than 601 lost or at-risk children with their families through the ‘Nanhe Faristey’ operation on Indian Railways.
About Nanhe Faristey
- To rescue and safeguard children in need of care and protection who are encountered by the railway system.
- Trained personnel rescue children who have come to railway stations without informing their parents, often due to family issues or in search of a better life.
- Children rescued under this program are promptly reunited with their families after being transferred to the relevant authorities.
Other Railways Initiatives
|Operation AAHT||Combat human trafficking on railways.|
|Operation Jeevan Raksha||Save the lives of passengers in vulnerable situations.|
|Meri Saheli Initiative||Ensure the security of women passengers.|
|Operation Uplabdh||Crack down on black marketing of tickets.|
|Operation NARCOS||Combat drug-related crimes on railways.|
|Rail Madad Portal||Facilitate a swift response to security-related passenger complaints.|
|Operation Yatri Suraksha||Protect passengers from offenses through collaboration with GRP/Police.|
|Operation Sanraksha||Ensure passenger safety by addressing incidents of stone pelting on trains.|
|Operation Seva||Provide assistance to elderly, sick, or injured passengers.|
|Operation Satark||Curb illegal transportation of goods on railways.|