CONCESSIONS OFFERED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENTTO THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
1. TRAVEL CONCESSIONS FOR THE DISABLED(a)By Train
As per the order of Ministry of Railways, Government of India, thefollowing concessions are available for the disabled:
(i) Blind Person
The blind person travelling alone or with an escort, on production of acertificate from Government doctor or a registered medical practitioner, iseligible to get the concession as below:
Element of ConcessionClassFirstSecondSleeper Season Ticket ClassClassClassFirst Class Second Class
Percentage of7575755050concessionThe concession certificate may be issued by the Station Master on collectionof the certificate form and the copy of original certificate duly attested by aGazetted Officer, M.P., M.L.A, etc. may be produced while collecting the ticket.The blind person may not be present at the station for purchase of the ticket.
(ii) Orthopaedically Handicapped Person
The orthopaedically handicapped person travelling with an escort, onproduction of a certificate from a Government doctor to the effect that theperson concerned is orthopaedically handicapped and cannot travel withoutthe assistance of an escort, is eligible for getting concession.