Wednesday, 12 April 2017

WITHDRAWAL OF IMPLEMENTATION OF AADHAAR BASED TICKETING SYSTEM FOR PRS TICKETS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

 Ministry of Railways has decided to withdraw the implementation of Aadhaar based ticketing system for PRS tickets (both counter and e-tickets) for senior citizen. Even from 1st April, 2017 o­nwards, the concession to senior citizens shall not be denied o­nly for the reason that the person does not possess Aadhaar card. However, they are required to carry some documentary proof showing their age or date of birth and have to produce it if demanded by o­n-board ticket checking staff. Now senior citizens can book reserved tickets across the reservation counters as well as through internet without aadhaar card.

Earlier, Ministry of Railways has decided to make aadhaar based verification mandatory for getting concessional tickets for senior citizen w.e.f 1st April, 2017 and during journey senior citizen passengers has to carry any of the original documents including Aadhaar Card as notified from time to time for the purpose of identity proof. But, now the implementation of aadhaar based ticketing system has been withdrawn with immediate effect.

 Ministry of Railways has decided to withdraw the implementation of Aadhaar based ticketing system for PRS tickets (both counter and e-tickets) for senior citizen. Even from 1st April, 2017 o­nwards, the concession to senior citizens shall not be denied o­nly for the reason that the person does not possess Aadhaar card. However, they are required to carry some documentary proof showing their age or date of birth and have to produce it if demanded by o­n-board ticket checking staff. Now senior citizens can book reserved tickets across the reservation counters as well as through internet without aadhaar card.

Earlier, Ministry of Railways has decided to make aadhaar based verification mandatory for getting concessional tickets for senior citizen w.e.f 1st April, 2017 and during journey senior citizen passengers has to carry any of the original documents including Aadhaar Card as notified from time to time for the purpose of identity proof. But, now the implementation of aadhaar based ticketing system has been withdrawn with immediate effect.

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