The following RPF officers and staff of Southern Railway have been awarded with RPF Director General’s INSIGNIA and COMMENDATION for their outstanding and exemplary performance during the year 2019.:-

Shri J. Anil, Asst Security Commissioner/ Tondiarpet

During his service in various units of RPF he has arrested 14 outsiders and 2 Railway Employees for committing theft of Petroleum Products & Signal materials. He has busted an interstate gang involved in theft of cardamom consignment and also apprehended a gang of drugging criminals. He has been very efficient in identifying and taking prompt action in Railway property unlawful possession Act Cases and Railway Act Cases.

Shri L.S. Sivanesan, Inspector/1/Chennai Central

During his service period he has had the distinction of being selected and worked in the SPG (Special Protection Group) the elite special force for 10 years. While working in RPF, he has detected cases of theft of copper cable drum, valued at Rs.10,11,800/- and apprehended 6 criminals. He was also instrumental in the apprehending of 29 criminals involved in theft of Passengers belonging. He has been very efficient in identifying and taking prompt action in Railway Act cases, seizure of drugs, and recovery of red sanders. He is best known for having rescued 237 runaway children and 251 destitute/ orphans under operation Muskan.

Shri R.V. Manoj Kumar, Sub-Inspector/Sengottai /Madurai Division.

With his sincere hard work and devotion he has been very efficient in apprehending Railway Act Cases and during 2019 he has realised Rs. 1,91,700 as fine from 540 cases. His meticulous record keeping has earned appreciation.

Shri. R. Balakumar, Sub-Inspector/RPF/SIB/Hqrs/Chennai

During his carreer, he has detected several cases of Railway Property theft and recently apprehended 13 criminals responsible for theft of telephone cable wire.  He has efficiently detected theft of OHE cases in various sections and has successfully nabbed touts

Shri Ramanathan, Head Constable/Tiruchchirappalli

He has meticulously handled all the cases in his jurisdiction, and disposed them with a sense of Professionalism. He has been instrumental in getting valuable cooperation from other Police wings in investigations.

Shri M. Praveen, Constable/Salem.

He is instrumental in recovery of passenger belongings. In the Crime Prevention and Detection squad, he was instrumental in identifying and seizure of tobacco products and drugs and apprehending the offenders.

Shri V. Savin, Constable/Palakkad

As a key member of the Crime Prevention and Detection Squad of RPF in Palakkad Division, he has been instrumental in detecting contraband articles such as Ganja, un-auctioned Gold, Diamond, PDS rise, banned tobacco products, Hawala cash, smuggled electrical goods etc. with seizure of property worth crores and also apprehended 126 persons.