Indian Railways Latest News: If you also travel by train, then from now on, crores of passengers will get discount on tickets. Information about this has been given by the Railways. Let us tell you that now according to the new rules, to whom the Railways is giving discount on train tickets.
There is great news for those traveling by train. If you also travel by train, then from now on, crores of passengers will get discount on tickets. Information about this has been given by the Railways. In the first train from the department, women used to get 50 percent discount and men got 40 percent discount in the senior citizen category, but it was stopped in Corona. Let us tell you that now according to the new rules, to whom the Railways is giving discount on train tickets.
Who gets the discount?
According to the information received from the Railways, at this time, tickets are available only for farmers, differently-abled, students, wives of martyrs, awardees and for medical purposes. In this, patients and students get the benefit of relaxation in 11 categories and Divyang in 4 categories.
How much discount do students get If we talk about the discount given to students, then students coming under general category get 50 percent discount in sleeper class. On the other hand, if we talk about the students of SC and ST category, then these people get a discount of 75 percent. At the same time, 50 percent discount is given in the second class for the students appearing in the mains exam of UPSC and Central Staff Selection Commissions.
How much exemption is available in case of critical illness?
Railways told that passengers facing serious diseases get a discount in train tickets. Patients with thalassemia, heart and kidney disease get 75 per cent concession in sleeper, AC chair car, first class and third class passengers. At the same time, passengers get the benefit of 50 percent discount on First and Second AC tickets.
How much discount do cancer patients get?
Apart from this, passengers facing the problem of cancer also get a discount of 75 percent in the first class. Apart from this, tickets for sleeper and third AC are completely free and 50 percent discount is also available on second AC.