Operation Amanat: Secunderabad RPF recovered lost items worth Rs. 1.81 cr in 2022

The goal of Operation Amanat is to recover and restore the belongings and valuables of passengers.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  11 Nov 2022 10:20 AM GMT
Operation Amanat: Secunderabad RPF recovered lost items worth Rs. 1.81 cr in 2022

Hyderabad: Under "Operation Amanat," the Indian Railways RPF Secunderabad division recovered lost items worth Rs. 1.81 crores till 20 October 2022. The recovered items included luggage, phones, laptops, and purses.

In 2021, 615 pieces of passenger luggage/valuables were recovered and returned to their rightful owners. The estimated value of these items was Rs. 1.44 crores.

The goal of Operation Amanat is to recover and restore the belongings and valuables of passengers.

Under Operation Amanat, RPF personnel keep vigil around the clock to safeguard not only railway property but also to secure passenger leftover luggage and hand it over to the passengers.

On 11 November, the RPF Secunderabad division, as part of Operation Amanat, recovered lost items in five incidents and returned them to passengers, including mobile phones, cash, and valuable belongings worth Rs. 6.7 lakhs.

In one case, the prompt response of T. Ashok Singh, ASI, RPF Secunderabad, retrieved a bag containing cash Rs. 23,000, four gold bangles, a gold ring, and a silver plate, a silver glass and other items along with documents—all worth Rs.6.48 lakhs. The items were handed over to the passenger.

Debashmita Chattopadhyay Banerjee, senior divisional security commissioner, Secunderabad, praised Mr. Ashok Singh and other RPF personnel for their prompt response in securing and retrieving valuable passenger belongings. "RPF personnel have been prompt in securing and restoring passenger leftover belongings worth crores every year under Operation Amanat. We urge passengers to keep their belongings safe while travelling by train and report any problems to our toll-free helpline number 139," he said.

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