GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Home Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1702
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2007
Co Ordination Between RPF and Security Forces
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?
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.