Quota of 2 berths in sleeper class (one lower and one. middle) is earmarked for physically handicapped persons travelling on concession. physically handicapped persons who can utilize concession only when accompanied by an escort and the second for those handicapped persons for whom it is optional to take an escort with them.
Recruitment against Physically Handicapped Quota – Disability Certificate issued by Medical Board constituted either by Central or State Governments can be accepted
Concessions to Physically Challenged Central Government Employees – A sum up
DOPT issues Guidelines to Ministries and authorities in-charge of recruitment in Government Service to ensure that Persons with Disabilities get a fair opportunity in consideration for appointment to an identified post.
(i) A reservation quota of two sleeper class berths has been earmarked in all trains running on non- suburban sections for handicapped persons performing their journey on handicapped concessional ticket. The person accompanying the handicapped person as escort is also allotted the berth out of this quota.