Indian Railways Concession System revised in West Bengal

Government of West Bengal and Indian Railways have recently revised the system of extending concession in fare for bonafide presswork, to accredited media persons. Obtaining a Photo Identity Card can now avail of such concession.

PHOTO IDENTITY CARD TO ACCREDITED CORRESPONDENTS FOR AVAILING OF RAILWAY CONCESSION


Media persons, accredited by the Govt. of West Bengal, intend to avail of the concession may please follow the procedure given below:

a) Download the application form, undertaking and certificate (two copies Each) from West Bengal Government Portal, www.banglarmukh.gov.in OR from the official website of I.& C.A. Department, www.tathyabangla.org.in.

b) Fill up the application form & undertaking and submit those to the News Bureau of Information & Cultural Affairs Department at Writers' Buildings, Kolkata - 700 001, along with a photocopy of Press accreditation Card, in case of media persons attached to Kolkata. Media persons accredited in the District will submit the papers to their respective District Information & Cultural Officer. Affix one passport size photo on the certificate and keep a similar photo to be produced before the Railways Authorities while submitting the certificate to them.

c) Please collect the certificate filled-up and certified by the authorized officer and submit it at the following address to collect the Photo Identity Card:
For Kolkata :
Main Booking Office,
Howrah Station, Old Complex,
Counter No. 49
Monday to Saturday
Between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For Districts :
Booking Counter
Divisional Headquarters
OR
Major Stations of the District

Reference: www.tathyabangla.org.in


Attachments

  • Railway Concession Form (2410-18334-Railwayes_Concession_Form.pdf)
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