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Monday, September 30, 2013

Railways Measures to Prevent Misuse of ‘Izzat’ Monthly Season Ticket

Railways Measures to Prevent Misuse of ‘Izzat’ Monthly Season Ticket


Ministry of Railways has taken further measures in order to prevent the misuse of the ‘Izzat’ Monthly Season Ticket (Izzat MST) and also to ensure that the scheme actually reaches the person belonging to low income category.

Under the new measures, following has been decided:

(i)     Income certificates issued by the authority for issue of Izzat MST, will also be verified by local Government Officials such as BDO, Tehsildar etc.

(ii)    A copy of the proof of residence such as Voter Identify Card, Driving License, Electricity Bill etc would also be retained for issue of the Izzat monthly season tickets and the original should also be inspected.

(iii)    There shall be no change in other conditions of the Izzat monthly season ticket.

The above changes in the Izzat MST scheme will be effective from 15th October, 2013.

Source: PIB,

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