Rail ticket concession for exservicemen

Rail Ticket Concession Scheme for Exserviceman & War Widows by Kendriya Sainik Board

Rail Fare Concession Scheme by Kendriya Sainik Board is for eligible ex-servicemen and their dependents. Supreme sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces personnel and officers are well known to all. The soldiers are always in service of nation with pride without taking care of their own comfort. Deployment in rough terrain, mountains, desert and forest is their day to day matter. Govt of India has extended several welfare schemes for Ex-servicemen and their families, war widows and disabled soldiers. Today we will discuss about such an important welfare scheme.

Name of the scheme : Rail Travel Concession
Concession Amount : 75% of Rail fare
Where is it available : Throughout the Indian Railways
Type of concession : I Class / II AC Class

Who are eligible for Rail Fare Concession

Free Rail Ticket for the recipients of PVC, Ashok Chakra, MVC, Kirti Chakra, VrC and Shourya Chakra and the widows of posthumous winners of these Gallantry Awards along-with a companion.

75% concession in rail fare for travel in 2nd Class is available to war widows. This concession for War Widows can be availed only on production of the I-Card issued by the Kendriya Sainik Board.

Authority : Ministry of Railways letter No. E (W) 96PS 56/22 dated 23 Feb 96).

Ex-serviceman Guide to Reporting Death and Application for Family Pension
Revised Pay Fixation Order 2019 for Reemployed Exservicemen – Updates

2 thoughts on “Rail Ticket Concession Scheme for Exserviceman & War Widows by Kendriya Sainik Board”

  1. I am shankar from Tamil nadu my father is an ex army he’s late.he,s service after no get in Tamil Nadu job..
    I am compled diplamo my age 27 I willing to joint indian army…any offer for mee

  2. sandipm1276@gmail.com

    This is ex Hav sandip sirji really esm info club very important for us regarding newly govt notification I hope you will sharing this type of more info for us.as a Ex-servicemen I shall be very thankful to you. Jaihind

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