New Concession Rules for Senior Citizens
Minister of Railways Modifies Senior Citizens Concession Rules
Ministry of Railways has decided to grant concession only to senior citizens of Indian Nationality, permanently residing in India.
It has been clarified that Senior Citizen concession shall not be admissible to the senior citizen of foreign nationals & NRIs.
The revised rule for concession to Senior Citizen should be as under:
|Categories||Existing Rule||Revised Rule|
|Senior Citizen||Male Senior Citizen of the age of 60 years and above and 58 years & above in case for women senior citizen.||A Senior Citizen of Indian Nationality, permanently residing in India of the age of 60 years and above for Men Senior citizen and 58 years and above in case of Women Senior Citizen shall only be eligible for concession in passenger fare.|
This has been come into effect from 29th September 2016.