kharagpur: Indian Railways relaxes Refund Rules for PRS counter generated ticket, drm kgp manoranjan pradhan told to reporters addressing a press conference im his conference room saturday evening. drm kgp manoranjan pradhan said rly has taken initiative to avoid over crowding at Railway Stations in view of COVID 19 and practice social distancing, pradhan said
all rules for e-ticket remain same as passenger does not need to come to Station for refund of ticket
this relaxation is for journey period from 21st March – 21st June 2020. he further added this relaxation is for 3 months journey period i.e from 21st March – 21st June 2020. Relaxation in the Refund Rules for PRS counter generated tickets are as follows:
For trains cancelled by Railways for journey period 21 March – 21 June 2020, refund across counter can be taken on submission of ticket upto 3 (three) months from date of journey. (Instead of extant rule of 3 days/ 72 hours excluding day of journey)
When train is NOT cancelled but Passenger does not want to perform journey.
• TDR ( Ticket Deposit Receipt) can be filed within 3 months from date of journey at the station. (Instead of extant rule of 3 days)
• TDR can be submitted to CCO (Chief claims officer)/ CCM (Chief commercial manager), Refund / Claims office for getting the refund with 60 days of filing of TDR subject to verification from Train chart. (Instead of extant rule of 10 days)
• For passengers who want cancel ticket through 139 can get refund across the counter within 3 months from date of journey. (Instead of extant rule of upto scheduled departure of the train.) sr dcm kgp aditya kr chowdhry, sr dom vivek gupta, sr dsc vivejananda narayana & others attended the pc.