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Revenue Foregone On Account Of Concessions provided by Indian Railways.

07 Aug

Category-wise data on revenue foregone due to concession being given in passenger fare to each categories of passengers is not maintained.  However, as per data captured by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), the revenue foregone due to concession being given to some of the major categories of concessional passengers during the year 2015-16 is as under:-

Category Revenue Foregone (Approximately)

(` in Crores)

Physically challenged persons 107.13
Patients 81.66
Senior citizens 1285.99
Izzat MST 9.47
Others 118.69
Total 1602.94

 

Concessions to some of the categories in Railway fare were given even before 1950. However, the details of some of the major categories are as under:-

Sl No. Category Year from which concession is given
1. Orthopaedically handicapped 1961
2. Deaf and Dumb 1985
3. Paraplegic persons 1985
4. Press correspondents 1986
5. Heart patients 1986
6. Mentally retarded 1987
7. War widows 1987
8. Thalassemia patient 1987
9. Awardee teachers 1988
10. Prime Minister Shram Awardees 1988
11. Ostomy patient 1988
12. Widows of IPKF 1988
13. Senior citizen 1989
14. President Police Medal for distinguished Service 1999
15. Widows of Martyrs of Kargil War 2000
16 Kidney patients 2003
17 Allopathic Doctors 2003
18 Haemophilia 2004
19 Widows of Defence Personnel killed in action against Terrorists & Extremists 2004
20 AIDS patient 2008
21 Izzat MST 2009
22 Film Technicians 2010
23 Aplastic Anaemia 2012
24 Sickle Cell Anaemia 2012

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