Amendment in RTSA Rules
Please refer to this office letter of even number dated 20.05.2014 forwarding therewith a copy of Authorisation of RTSA Rules, 2014. These rules were challenged in Hon’ble Supreme Court and based on the judgement dated 07.09.2015 passed by Hon’ble Supreme Court, the representations of RTSAs were examined and certain amendments have been made in the Authorisation of RTSA Rules, 2014 vide S.O.1426(E) dated 13.04.2016, a copy of which is enclosed.
1.1 IRCTC will make necessary modifications accordingly to implement revised provisions of RTSA Rules, 2014.
2. It has also been decided that all other e-ticketing agents authorised by IRCTC for issuing of e-tickets shall also realise service charges prescribed for RTSAs ie. @ $20/- per ticket for Sleeper and 2S classes and $40/- per ticket for all other classes.
2.1 Further, all authorised ticketing agents including RTSAs, e-ticketing agents and also YTSKs should be allowed to book tickets in Suvidha trains without any restrictions.
3. Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Indian Railways issued orders regarding the above subject on 07.01.2016