Indian Railways launch ‘Subhadra Vahini’ at Visakhapatnam station for women’s safety

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago IST

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Jun 12 (ANI): In order to ensure safety of women during train travel, the Indian Railways launched a special team called ‘Subhadra Vahini’ at the Visakhapatnam railway station on Monday. It’s a team of around 30 women officials including Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables and the ticket checking staff. The officials will work together and will attend to the needs of women passengers passing through the Visakhapatnam railway station. While launching the programme, Divisional Railway Manager MS Mathur said that the initiative has been started to help women passengers, who may be facing trouble as they travel in trains. To avail help from this special team, women can give a call on helpline number 182 or send a message on WhatsApp number 8978080777. They can also avail help on social media by tweeting to ‘subhadravahini1’ or on Facebook page ‘subhadravahiniteamwaltair’.

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