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Rail Budget 2010: List of concessions introduced

Written by: Staff
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New Delhi, Feb 24: In the Railway Budget 2010, Mamata Banerjee not only refrain from the hiking the freight charges but also introduced concessions in them, bseides announcing a series of reductions in prices in other services.

Presenting the budget in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, Feb 24, Mamata Banerjee said, there would be a reduction of Rs 100 per wagon in freight charges for carrying fertiliser, foodgrains for domestic consumption and kerosene.

Other Concessions include:

- 75 per cent concession in second class sleeper for the technicians of the regional film industry

- While travelling for film production-related work, the technicians can also avail a 50 per cent concession in higher classes in all trains

- While travelling for treatment, cancer patients can get free third AC and sleeper classes tickets.

- E-Tickets service charges has been reduced to Rs 10 for sleeper class and Rs 20 for AC classes

- The 50 per cent concession given to spouses of accredited journalists has been extended to companions

- Journalists' dependant children of up to 18 years of age will get 50 per cent concession once a year

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