[AI] regarding the provisions to travel with escort

BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA bsvermadurg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 09:09:06 EDT 2010

in my knowledge, there is no such provision where a blind person is allowed 
with escort on official toor.  it is a matter of department in particular, 
not railways in general. while traveling in indian railways, it is your 
choice, whether you want a ticket with or without escort.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mukesh jain" <mukesh.jain57 at gmail.com>
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Subject: [AI] regarding the provisions to travel with escort

> hello,
> recently, one of my colleague working in my company has been nominated
> to perform official tour to attend training program in north region.
> for this purpose, he would like to have one escort during this tour.
> he is visually challenged person. earlier, he had performed such tour
> for official work with escort. but now at this time, his officials
> would like to know that are there any rules or circulars allowing one
> escort to perform the journey with one escort?
> i do know that indian rail has been offering concessions to visually
> challenged persons along with one escort. but is there any circular
> witch says that blind person should be allowed to have one escort in
> journey if he so requires. may i know the exact circular by witch
> indian rail has issued this concession to blind person with one
> escort.
> your kind cooperation in this regard would be highly obliged.
> thanks,
> -- 
> Regards,
> Mukesh jain
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