Free Monthly Season Tickets for Railway Travel Extended to Girls Pursuing Professional/Vocational Courses Up to Graduation
As per the existing provisions, girl students upto Graduation are eligible for free Monthly Season Tickets (MSTs) for travel between station serving their school/college to residence.
As announced by the Railway Minister during discussion on Railway Budget 2011-12, it has been decided to extend the above mentioned concession to girl students who are pursuing professional/vocational courses also upto the level of Graduation. This will include courses like M.B.B.S., B.E., B. Tech., B.B.A., B.C.A. etc. etc.
There will be no change in other terms and conditions, including the eligibility/entitlement of free MSTs to boy students.
This concession will be admissible on MSTs purchased on and after 1st July, 2011.