Monday, January 30th, 2023 07:16:05

Indian Railways to bear 85 % of fare of  stranded people & state govt 15 percent

On the issue of charging of train fare, the Health  Ministry official said that permission has been given to run special trains for movement of stranded people, based on request of State governments. He said the Central Government  has not ever talked of charging train fare for  workers. He said, 85 per cent  of fare is  borne by Indian Railways and 15 per cent by  the respective State government.