Concession in Shatabdi and Rajdhani Trains

                    Presently Railways grant concession to the following categories of persons in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains: (i) Senior citizens – 50 per cent to women and 30 per cent to men in all classes,

(ii) Doctors (allopathic) – 10 per cent in all classes,

(iii) Amateur artists (theatrical, concert, musical and dancing troupes) for giving performance – 50 per cent in AC-2 tier, AC-3 tier and AC chair car,

(iv) Press Correspondents accredited to Government of India/State Government/District Headquarters travelling for bona fide press work and spouse (once in a Financial Year) – 50 per cent in all classes, and

(v) Recipients of President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Indian Police Medal for Meritorious service who have attained the age of 60 years – 60 per cent to women and 50 per cent to men in all classes.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri E. Ahamed in a written reply in Rajya Sabha yesterday.
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