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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1702

TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2007

Co Ordination Between RPF and Security Forces

1702.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether there is a need for closer coordination between RPF and the Central Intelligence and Parliamentary forces in view of the recent events of Terrorism on trains in Mumbai and Haryana; and

(b) whether the transfer of RPF and Railway assets protection function to the Home Ministry would be more effective for better co-ordination and to ensure accountability for the critical issue of passenger and train and security?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

(SHRI PRAKASH JAISWAL)

(a) Necessary instructions have been issued to further streamline mechanisms for close co-ordination between RPF, Central and State Intelligence and security agencies at different levels.

There is no such proposal.