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Operation ‘Nanhe Faristey’

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 NameObjective
Operation AAHTCombat human trafficking on railways.
Operation Jeevan RakshaSave the lives of passengers in vulnerable situations.
Meri Saheli InitiativeEnsure the security of women passengers.
Operation UplabdhCrack down on black marketing of tickets.
Operation NARCOSCombat drug-related crimes on railways.
Rail Madad PortalFacilitate a swift response to security-related passenger complaints.
Operation Yatri SurakshaProtect passengers from offenses through collaboration with GRP/Police.
Operation SanrakshaEnsure passenger safety by addressing incidents of stone pelting on trains.
Operation SevaProvide assistance to elderly, sick, or injured passengers.
Operation SatarkCurb illegal transportation of goods on railways.

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