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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. TC-II/2033/2014/Student Concession.
New Delhi, Dated 08.12.2014
(Commercial Circular No. 52 of 2014)
The General Managers (Comml.)
All Zonal Railways.
Sub: Concession to Students in special trains/Coaches booked on Full Tariff Rates.
Ministry of Railways have decided as a special Case to grant 60% concession to the eligible students in special trains/coaches booked by IRCTC on Full Tariff Rates from any part of the country to the North Eastern States including New Jalpaiguri.
The above concession shall be admissible subject to the following conditions:-
(i) The concession shall be admissible only for the tours organised by IRCTC by booking of special trains/coaches on Full Tariff Rates. This concession shall not be admissible on the rail tour packages operated as chartered trains With separate fare structure.
(ii) Concession shall be admissible only in the basic fare. Other charges applicable in case of booking of special trains/coaches on Full Tariff Rates shall be taken in full.
(iii) Concession shall be admissible only in second/Sleeper class.
(iv) IRCTC will collect the prescribed certificate of eligible students issued from the Head of the, recognised school/College/institutions and will surrender the same at stations at the time of furnishing list of passengers. Concessional facility may be given after due verification of the concession certificates.
(v) Other terms and conditions as regards eligibility of students and others will be same as applicable in the normal train services as per existing rule.
(vi) The instruction shall come into effect w.e.f. 15.12.2014 and shall remain valid for one year i.e. upto 14.12.2015.
This issues with the concurrence of the Finance(commercial) Dte. of the Ministry of Railways.
Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned.
(A. Madhukumar Reddy)
Executive Director Passenger Marketing