The Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF), Arun Kumar has been nominated as the Vice-Chairman of UIC (Union Internationale Des Chemins/International Union of Railways), Security Platform from July 2020 to July 2022. He will take over as Chairman of the Security Platform from July 2022 to July 2024. The decision to nominate Arun Kumar was taken during the 96th UIC General Assembly.
International Union of Railways (UIC) develops and formulates analysis and policy positions on account of the rail sector in various matters related to security of persons, property and installations. It encourages the exchange of information as well as experience among the security agencies of UIC members.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Headquarter of International Union of Railways: Paris, France.
- Director General of International Union of Railways: Francois Davenne.