To develop world level capabilities of specialized responder for any situation pertaining to damage, disturbance, disruption of train operations, attack/hostage/hijack, disaster situations in Railway areas, Hon’ble MR has formally launched and dedicated services of CORAS (Commando for Railway Security) on 14.08.2019 to the Nation & Railways. A grand function organized at New Delhi, Railway Station.
9BN/RPSF with its HQr at Jagadhari converted into CORAS Battalion-cum –Commando Training Centre. Staff of RPSF having trained in reputed institution of other Force/CAPF has been posted in CORAS Battalion.05 Coys of CORAS and 01 CORAS/HQ Coy have been formed in CORAS Battalion for successfully performing their duties in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) and Naxal affected area in order to safe guard different constructions project of Railways.
Structure of CORAS
The deployment of CORAS Coys is as under:
CORAS-1 : This Coy has been formed from Commando Trained RPSF staff and deployed at Chakardharpur, SER. Presently 113 RPSF staff posted against sanction strength 123.
CORAS-2 : This coy deployed at Bacheli, Waltair Division, ECOR. Presently 114 RPSF staff posted against sanction strength 124.
CORAS-3 : This coy deployed at Bhansi, Waltair Division, ECOR. Presently 117 RPSF staff posted against sanction strength 123.
CORAS-4 : This coy deployed at Baramula, Jammu & Kashmir. Presently 116 RPSF staff posted against sanction strength 123.
CORAS-5 : This coy is undergoing refresher at CORAS BN/HQ Jagadhri . Presently 116 RPSF staff posted against sanction strength 124.