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CISF Restores Rs 34cr Value Items Lost or Abandoned by Passengers at Airports and Subways | India News


NEW DELHI: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) restored 34 million rupees worth of items lost or abandoned by passengers at the country’s airports and at Delhi-protected metro stations between 2018 and 2020. In addition, The force’s fire protection wing saved Rs 302.53 crore worth of property from damage in around 260 fire incidents during 2020.
Sharing these statistics in his speech at the Uprising Day event held in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad on Wednesday, CISF Director General Subodh Kumar Jaiswal said that CISF was a central paramilitary force that has a large public interface due to its deployment in the country’s 64 airports in the properties of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
He added that CISF had not only amply demonstrated its ability to handle this role well, but had also gone beyond the call of duty to restore lost items, including cash and valuables, to passengers and also saved few lives. by offering timely medical assistance in the form of cardio. -pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during health emergencies at airports and metro stations.
Secretary of the Interior and main guest of the event, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, noted that very few complaints were received against CISF staff working at airports and subway stations despite their large public interface. “The number of complaints received has been negligible. Even some of the complaints that were received were of vested interests, “he said in his speech at the function of the lifting day.
Bhalla particularly praised CISF staff for performing well during the pandemic by reaching out to people during the Covid shutdown. CISF staff had played a front-line role in serving people in need of food, shelter, and hospitalization.
CISF, which has spent 52 years securing the country’s sensitive and critical infrastructure, now has more than 1.63 lakh staff protecting more than 350 facilities of national importance. CISF is the only central armed police force that has its fire service and provides fire protection for 104 facilities.

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