IAS Gyan

Daily News Analysis

Sangyaan App


Sangyaan App

Disclaimer: Copyright infringement is not intended.


  • The Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) launched the mobile application-Sangyaan App.

Sangyaan App

  • It is designed and developed by the Tech Team of RPF to provide in-depth information on three new Criminal Acts: the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS) 2023, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (BSA) 2023.
  • It is available in both Android and iOS.
  • It aims to educate and empower RPF Personnel by providing comprehensive information to understand the provisions of both new and old criminal laws, while highlighting the relevance of these new acts in the context of RPF operations.
  • The app features user-friendly navigation, a searchable database and offline access, making it easy for anyone to stay informed about the latest legal developments in India.

Key Features of Sangyaan App:

  • Comprehensive Legal Access: The app provides easy access to the bare acts of BNS, BNSS, and BSA 2023, all optimized for mobile viewing. Users can conveniently read, search and refer to these laws on the go.
  • Comparison of Laws: With the Corresponding Sections Comparison table, users can directly compare specific sections of the new and old laws. This feature helps in identifying and understanding the changes and continuities in the legal framework.
  • Section wise analysis: The key sections of the BNSS and BNS are analyzed in detail, focusing on their applicability in field operations for various provisions and procedural perspective.
  • Advanced Search Tools: Sangyaan offers advanced search functionalities, allowing users to navigate efficiently through the legal texts. Users can search section-wise, chapter-wise, and subject-wise, making it easier to find relevant information quickly.
  • Inclusive Legal Database: In addition to the three new laws, the app includes other essential legal acts and rules related to railway security. This includes The Railway Protection Force Act, 1957, The Railway Act, 1989, The Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1966 and RPF Rules, 1987. This comprehensive database ensures that users have access to all critical legal information relevant to railway protection at fingertips.
  • User-Friendly Design: Designed for precision and ease of use, Sangyaan ensures that users can efficiently and effectively engage with critical legal information, enhancing their understanding and application of the laws in RPF operations.




Q) What is the primary objective of the Sangyaan App developed by the RPF?

A) To provide a platform for RPF personnel to report criminal activities

B) To educate and empower RPF personnel with comprehensive legal information

C) To enhance railway infrastructure through technological advancements

D) To streamline administrative processes within the RPF

Answer: B) To educate and empower RPF personnel with comprehensive legal information

Explanation: The Sangyaan App is designed to provide in-depth information on new criminal acts and existing laws relevant to RPF operations. It aims to educate and empower RPF personnel by offering easy access to legal provisions, comparisons between old and new laws, and detailed section-wise analysis, all optimized for mobile use. Therefore, option B is the correct answer as it aligns with the primary objective stated in the description of the Sangyaan App.