Railways Civil Dress Code for RPF/RPSF
In 1957, Railway Protection Force Act was established by the Government of India. The officers appointed in the railway force have the power to search, arrest, investigate, and prosecute offenses under the Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act of 1966. Their duty is to give better protection and security of railway property and passenger areas.
UPSC Civil Services Examination was conducted to select the officers of the Railway Protection Force by the Government of India. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) has appointed through this examination.
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) has unique dress code in Railway Protection Force. There are different dress codes for male and female officers. The male officers wear a khaki shirt with a navy blue tie, navy blue trousers, black leather shoes, and a navy blue beret with the RPF/RPSF badge. The female officers wear a khaki shirt with a navy blue scarf, navy blue trousers/skirt, black leather shoes, and a navy blue beret with the RPF/RPSF badge.
Guidelines are given to the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) officers are to wear uniforms on-duty period. They should maintain their uniforms properly and neat and clean appearance at all times. They should avoid clothing like profanity, gang-related symbols, or other inappropriate imagery.
Latest Amendments on Civil Dress Code for RPF in Railways
It is important for RPF/RPSF officers to adhere to these dress code guidelines to maintain a professional and respectable image while carrying out their duties.
भारत सरकार/GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड/RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi dated: 16.03.2023
The Principal Chief Security Commissioners/RPF,
All Zonal Railways, PUs, CORE and Kolkata Metro,
The Principal Chief Security Commissioner/RPSF,
Director/JJR RPF Academy/ LKO, TC-KGP & TC-MLY,
CSCs-KRCL and RDSO.
Sub:-Civil Dress Code for RPF/RPSF.
Ref:-This office letter of even no dated: 13.03.2023.
In supersession to this office letter under reference on the above mentioned subject, in exercise of powers conferred under the provisions laid down in rule 121.1 of the RPF Rules, 1987, competent authority has decided that the RPF/RPSF personnel may wear the following dress while turning out in mufti during official functions viz Sports function, cultural functions, formal dinners, Ceremonial functions of the force where the turn out is in mufti, Barakhana, etc.
It shall consist of:-
- White formal Shirt, Navy Blue blazer with grey trousers.
- Footwear: Plain black leather oxford shoes.
- Black leather belt.
- GOs and NGOs will wear ties approved for them respectively.
2. Women RPF/RPSF personnel will wear saree, business suits or any other appropriate formal dress.
3. The GOs and other ranks will dress appropriately while attending office. No jeans, sports shoes or open shoes or sandals/slippers, t-shirts, low-waist trousers, etc shall be permitted.
Necessary action may be done accordingly.
This has the approval of DG/RPF
Signed by Jyoti Kumar Satija
Date: 16-03-2023 17:50:07
(Jyoti Kumar Satija)