New Delhi: Indian Railways have once again changed its rules. The new rule states that the senior not in possess of Aadhar card will be barred from getting railway ticket discount.
The issued orders by the Indian Railways, from April 1, 2017 states that Aadhar card should be provided while booking rail tickets by the senior citizens for availing 50 percent concession.
As per railway sources, initially with the implementation of the rule with the senior citizens, later Aadhar card will be made mandatory for rail ticket booking for every individual.
One of the senior railway officer said that Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has planned to implement the rule with an aim to wipe out the agents’ market for booking tickets.