-Protect and safeguard Railway passengers, passenger’s area and Railway property.
·Ensure the safety, security and boost the confidence of the travelling public in the Indian Railways.
·Carry on unrelenting fight against criminals in protecting Railway passengers, passenger area and Railway property.
·Facilitate passenger-travel and security by removing all anti-social elements from trains, Railway premises and passenger area.
·Remain vigilant to prevent trafficking in women and children and take appropriate action to rehabilitate destitute children found in Railway areas.
·Co-operate with other departments of the Railways in improving the efficiency and image of the Indian Railways.
·Act as bridge between the Government Railway Police/Local Police and the Railway administration.
·Adopt proactively all modern technology, best human rights practices, management techniques and special measures for protection of female and elderly passengers and children, in the pursuit of these objectives.