Adarsh Station Scheme :
1- Development/modernization of stations is presently taken up under “Adarsh Station Scheme“
2- The expenditure on development of stations under “Adarsh Station Scheme” is generally funded under Plan Head- “Passenger Amenities”
3- ” Adarsh Stations” will have facilities such as toilets,drinking water,catering services and waiting rooms.
Important Note : There are many Adarsh yojanas which aim to achieve an idealistic state of affairs wrt. some existing infrastructure – Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY), Adarsh Smarak Yojanas etc.
What Is Yatri Mitra Sewa At Railway Stations?
1- Yatri Mitra Sewa is being provided at major railway stations for enabling passengers viz. differently abled,ailing and old aged persons to book wheelchair services cum porter services.
2- Responsibility of providing Yatri Sewa has been entrusted to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
Important Note : Don’t need to mug up all these schemes but a mnemonic to link them up in your head. Yatri Mitra Sewa might be confused with some friendly passengers scheme but its not!