Replacement of the words Blind, Deaf and Dumb-Railway
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(Commercial Circular No. 04 of 2018)
New Delhi, dated 12.01.2018
The Principal Chief Commercial Manager,
All Zonal Railways.
CRIS, ChanaKyapuri, New Delhi.
CMD, IRCTC, New Delhi
Sub: Replacement of the words Blind, Deaf and Dumb
As per IRCA Coaching Tariff No. 26 Part-I (Vol.ll) concession is admissible to completely blind persons, Deaf and Dumb persons (both afflictions together in the same person).
2. Ministry of Railways have now decided to replace the following words which are appearing in Rule No.101, SI.No. 9 (1) (2) (3), 28, and Appendix 1/45 of IRCA Coaching Tariff No. 26, Part-I, Vol.ll with new one to describe the nature of disability However, the other rules and regulations applicable for the ‘Persons with Disabilities’ shall remain the same.
be replaced by
|1||Blind||Person with Visual Impairment with total absence of sight|
|2||Deaf and Dumb||Person with Hearing and Speech Impairment totally (Both afflictions together in the same person)|
|3||Physically Challenged||Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)|
The revised proforma for the certificate is enclosed herewith. The certificate already issued in the old proforma shall remain valid till the expiry of the validity period,
3.This will be implemented with effect from 01.02.2018.
4.Other terms and conditions shall remain the same.
5.CRIS, IRCTC & Zonal Railways may update the revised proforma on their website.
6.Zonal Railways may print the revised proforma and make available at all locations/ stations to avoid inconvenience. Necessary instructions shall be issued to the all concerned.
Director Passenger Marketing
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