Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said, 50 percent reservation will be given to women in recruitment of Railway Protection Force, RPF. Inaugurating various rail projects in Bihar’s capital Patna today, Mr. Goyal said, about ten thousand jobs will be created in the RPF.
He said, the recruitment process will be fully computerized to maintain transparency. He said, CCTV cameras will be installed at six thousand stations and important trains. The Railway Minister handed over the papers related to land of Patna – Digha rail section to Bihar government.
Through video conference, Mr Goyal inaugurated Raxaul – Narakatiyaganj broad gauge line and flagged off a passenger train on this section. He also inaugurated the new rail line between Biraul and Harnagar in Darbhanga and flagged off three pair passenger trains on this section.
The Minister also laid foundation stone of a new rail line between Supaul and Araraia. Mr. Goyal also laid foundation stone of electrification of Ara -Sasaram rail section. He also inaugurated various passenger amenities.