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India’s this station governed by all women crew after Matunga

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Jaipur: The North Western Railways in a progressive initiative for women empowerment is proudly running ‘All-women railway station’ at Gandhinagar railway station in Pink city.

 

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Right from operations, reservations and booking staff to railway protection force a team of 40 women run and given responsibility to operate and manage important trains passing through this section.

The Gandhinagar railway station is situated on Jaipur-Delhi route and more than 50 trains pass through this station everyday with footfall of nearly more than 7,000 passengers daily.

 

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The North Western Railway (NWR) general manager T.P.Singh said, “Women have always proved that they are equal to men. Thus, it is a pleasure for me to announce Gandhi Nagar as the first railway station of the country. It is a challenging job and I hope all women employees deployed here will meet the expectations of the passengers.”

He further added, “Matunga railway station of Mumbai is also managed by women and it is in the sub-urban category while our station is first in the main line category.”

 

After Matunga now Pink City runs on all women Railway station:

 

With Closed Circuit Television cameras (CCTV) were installed at station premises for their safety and to monitor activities.

Also to make all-women friendly railway station Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines (SNVP) were installed in collaboration with NGO Arushi. Apart from Gandhinagar, five other stations-Ajmer, Udaipur, Abu Road, Bikaner and Sadulpur also have SNVP.

 

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To overcome and achieve self confidence in them they have been given special training to run station.

Prior to this, last year all women police patrol team were deployed in Pink city at more than 200 check points to keep eye on eve-teasers.

 

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Such initiative was a reward for women travelling which assures comfort and safety, even provide job for women nearby area.

 

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Jammu and Kashmir : Terrorist attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama

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There has been a terrorist attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The terrorists had found a way to blow up the CRPF convoy with the help of IED blast.

After the blast, the terrorists also fired on the CRPF convoy, although no casualties have been reported in it. The entire area has been cordoned off after this attack.

The militants attacked the security forces on the circular road in Pulwama, the terrorists first blasted the IED, targeting the security forces and then started firing.

The terrorists tried to target the CRPF team at around 7.40 am. In this blast, a CRPF 182 battalion jawan was marginally injured.

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