[AI] Concession in Rajdhani / Shatabdi notification issued for certain Physically Handicaps.

Amar Jain amarjain2006 at gmail.com
Thu May 26 00:38:30 PDT 2011

For your information from Press Information Bureau:
Ministry of Railways26-May, 2011 11:57 IST Ministry of Railways Issues
Notification for Extending Concession to Orthopaedically
Handicapped/Paraplegic Persons in Rajdhani and Shatabdi Trains

The New Facility to be Effective from 1st June, 2011
Ministry of Railways has issued a notification for extending the
concession in Rail fares admissible to Orthopaedically/paraplegic
persons in Rajdhani/Shatadbi trains also. This comes as a follow up to
the announcement made in Railways Minister’s Budget speech for 2011-12
on 25th February, 2011.

Accordingly, Orthopaedically handicapped/paraplegic persons who cannot
travel without the assistance of escort are eligible for 25 per cent
concession in 3-AC & AC Chair Car in all inclusive fares of Rajdhani
and Shatabdi trains. The same concession will also be admissible to
one escort accompanying the concerned handicapped person.

There is no change in other terms and conditions.

The concession will be effective on tickets purchased on or after
01.06.2011. In case of tickets already issued for travel on & after
01.06.2011 refund or difference of fares will not be admissible.

(Release ID :72322)

Amar Jain.
Website: www.amarjain.com

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