Shri Krishna Chaudhary, IPS, Director General of RPF said on the occasion that TOT workshop was part of drive to ensure that over 16,000 newly recruited constables who were undergoing training in 34 centres across the country were aware of human rights concepts during their basic training itself. He added that the RPF personnel in service would also be given human rights training through refresher sources to ensure safe and secure rail travel for woman, children, elderly and infirm rail passengers.
Shri J.S. Kocher Joint Secretary Training and Research, Training outlined the objectives of the training workshop. Eminent resource persons such as Shri Chaman Lal, IPS (Retd), former DGP of Nagaland, Shri Amod K. Kanth, former Chairman of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights Commission, Officers of NHRC, Shri Viplav Kumar Chaudary, IPS, DIG(Investigation), Dr. Savita Bakhry, Joint Director (Researach), Dr. Sudharshan Jain, Sr. Research Officer, NHRC and Shri Sunil K. Singh, DIG, Policy & Technical Services, Railway Board, conducted the sessions on various subjects including functioning of the National Human Rights Commission and SHRCs, on human rights and police, custodial justice, gender sensitization, juvenile justice, training methods, etc.
Shri C.S Ray IG/Administration Rly. Board welcomed the workshop participants and Shri R.K. Malik, DIG, Recruitment and Training delivered the vote of thanks.