RailwayMinister’s big announcement, now women will get a confirmed seat in the train
Now women will not have to worry about taking a seat in the train. Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav has made a big announcement keeping in mind the convenience of women. According to the announcement, just like bus and metro… New Delhi: Indian Railways: Now women will not have to worry about taking a seat in the train. Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav has made a big announcement keeping in mind the convenience of women. According to the announcement, just as separate seats are reserved for women in buses and metros, Indian Railways will also reserve seats for women
TTh plan designed for safety
Indian Railways has reserved berths for women passengers in long distance trains. Along with this, a plan will also be prepared for the protection of women. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that the Indian Railways has started many facilities including reserved berths for the comfortable travel of women in long-distance trains.
Sleeper class will have six berths
The Union Minister said that six berths will be reserved in sleeper class in long distance mail and express. Six berths are reserved for women passengers in the third AC coach (3AC Class) of fully air-conditioned Express including Garib Rath, Rajdhani, Duronto.
Reservation for women aged 45 years and above
Six to seven lower berths in each sleeper coach, four to five lower berths in air-conditioned 3 tier (3 AC) coach and three to four lower berths in air conditioned 2 tier (2 AC) coach are reserved for senior citizens. For female passengers aged 45 years and above and pregnant women. Let us tell you that the reservation will be made based on the number of coaches of that class in the train
Arrangements should be made for the safety of women passengers
The Railway Minister said that special arrangements have been made for the safety of women passengers in trains. ‘Police’ and ‘Public Order’ are state subjects under the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India, however, Railway Protection Force (RPF) GRP and District Police will provide better security to passengers.
Along with this, steps are being taken by the Railways with the help of GRP for the safety of women passengers as well as other passengers on trains and stations. The Railway Protection Force had last year launched a pan-India initiative ‘Meri Saheli’, aimed at providing security to women passengers traveling in trains during their journey.