The wait, of all those who have been waiting to get a constable job for sometime in Railways, is coming to an end as Railways has decided to float an advertisement to fill up 17087 as Railways Constables.
A statement from Railway authorities read: "In order to increase the deployment of security personnel at railway stations and in running trains, the Railways are in the process of filling up of 17087 vacancies of Constables. Apart from this, 1056 additional posts have already been created for 8 Mahila Companies. A proposal for creation of another 4192 posts of Mahila Companies is under consideration."
As on 01.01.2014, there are 57116 Force personnel of Railway Protection Force (RPF), including 1403 women personnel, deployed for the safety and security of railway passengers and railway property. This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.