Railways to launch “Give Up Scheme” for senior citizens

Kolkata
25 Jul 2017

Indian Railways provide travel concessions to male senior citizen of the age of 60 years and above and 58 years and above in case for Women Senior Citizen of Indian Nationality.
Ministry of railways has now decided to introduce “Give Up Scheme” with regard to concession granted to senior citizens of Indian nationality. As per the scheme, Senior Citizens can opt for an option to give up the element of concessional amount up to 50 per cent or 100 per cent. This scheme has been introduced for reserved tickets including PRS Counter and E-Tickets. This has been implemented with effect from July 25, 2017.