Reservation form should match id proof and planning for safety cess Indian Railways

Reservation Form Passenger Full Name Should Match ID Proof of Passenger

One ticket, One ID Rule for Reservation tickets

 Indian Railway decides to implement one ticket one ID rule
to prevent the misuse of the reserved tickets. According to the rule the name
in the tickets should be exactly like name mentioned in the ID proof, so make
sure the name you write in the reservation form is exactly the same in the ID
proof while booking the tickets from next time onwards.
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The rule has been affected from January 1st onwards. For
this rule the railway officials hopes to put an end to the menace of illegal
transfer of tickets by the touts.
But this rule should be confused with the facility that
allows passengers to transfer the tickets in their names to their family
members. If a person is holding confirmed tickets and is unable to travel then
the ticket can be transferred to his/her family members including parents,
siblings, children’s or spouse.
According to the rule if any passenger’s name on the
reservation charts doesn’t match with the one on the ID proof, that passengers
will be treated as travelling without a tickets.

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Hope this change will reduce number of fraud ticket booking. What is in your mind? please share

PLANNING FOR SAFETY CESS BY RAILWAY

Indian Railway is planning to impose safety Cess for a
particular period apart from the funds expected from the finance ministry,
innovative methods would be used to generate resources. The Indian Railways is
reportedly planning to impose a safety Cess to mop up funds for its proposed Rs
1.1 Lakh Crore
, non-lap-sable National Railway Safety Fund (NRSF) so as to
upgrade its infrastructure to improve safety standards and avoid accidents.
Even though the railway department is contemplating on seeking about 60% of the
funds for the safety program from the finance ministry, it is planning to
raise the remaining funds from other measures including a Cess.

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In November last year, the Railway Ministry had formed a six
member committee
to work out a blueprint for the program including the
identification of sources for fund generation and areas that need spending. The
railways plan to use nearly 20-30% of the funds to upgrade rolling stock and
setting up train collision avoidance systems
. However, a significant part of
the proposed fund will be used to build rail over bridges and under bridges,
track renewals, elimination of manned and unmanned level crossings and repair
of railway bridges. A proposal to set up a safety funds comes in the wake of
rising number of accidents on its network. It saw 69 accidents between 1 April
and 15 November in the current fiscal year.
What is your opinion? Is increasing the Safety Cess will Help Railways plan to stop the accidents and other safety matters.

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