Passing Out Parade (POP) of 164 women Sub-Inspector Cadets (Batch No. 9) consisting all the Zonal Railways was held at RPF Training Centre, Moula-Ali on 17.07.2020. During this colourful parade Sri Arun Kumar, IPS, Director General/Railway Protection Force, New Delhi, was Chief Guest and Sri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway was the Guest of Honour at the Passing Out Parade and graced the occasion.
These Sub-Inspector Cadets have been rigorously trained for 9 months in Indoor & Outdoor subjects to face the upcoming challenges in Railways and after passing the final exam, today they have participated in this colourful extraordinary parade and after taking pledge, they have become Member of Railway Protection Force.
Sri Sanjay Sankrityayan, IG-Director, RPF/Training Centre, Moula-Ali, Sri G.M.Eswara Rao, IG-PCSC/South Central Railway and senior officers of Railways & RPF attended the parade.
Parade was organized maintaining social distance and observing all the formalities related to COVID 19. Live streaming of the Parade was done so that family members of SI Cadets and RPF personnel can watch it live as because they could not attend due to ongoing pandemic.
Sri Arun Kumar, Director General/RPF gave away medals to Ms. V.Pragna, who was adjudged Best cadet & Best in Outdoor & Ms. Prachee, who was adjudged as “Best in Indoor”. Parade was commanded by Ms. K.M. Praveena.
In his address, the Chief Guest asked the women Sub-Inspectors to be ready for security of Railway property, Railway Passenger and passenger area. Special responsibility and care to be given to vulnerable section of society, women and children as trafficking of women and children is on an increase. He also wished the young cadets a bright future.
Sri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager/SCR also congratulated the women SI Cadets for their outstanding performance and wished that they will perform their duties with utmost professionalism and compassion.