What Is Adarsh Station Scheme Of Indian Railways

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!


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