Earmarking of reservation quota for Persons with disabilities in 3AC classes – IRCTC NEW RULES
Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
Chief Commercial Managers, All Zonal Railways
Managing Director, CRIS, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
New Delhi, dated 14.07.2017
(COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO. 53 OF 2017)
Sub: Earmarking of reservation quota for Persons with disabilities in 3AC classes.
Please refer to this office letter of evert number dated 22.06.2017 wherein instructions were issued regarding earmarking of reservation quota of two berths in 3AC class for persons with disabilities (lower berth for handicapped person and middle berth for their escort) in all long distance mail/express trains where persons with disabilities have been extended the facility to book reserved tickets on concession. There will, however, no change in case of Garib Rath Express trains, where four berths in SLRD are earmarked for physically handicapped persons despite non-availability of any concession.
2. Zonal railways will define these berths in the system as per ARP or no booking date whichever is earlier.
3. It is requested that these instructions may be implemented with immediate effect. Wide publicity about this facility should be given through all possible means,
4. Necessary instructions may be issued accordingly to all concerned
Director Passenger Marketing
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Source : http://www.indianrailways.gov.in