How much discounts is being given to farmers from the railway fare

By: Merikheti
Published on: 15-Jan-2024

Farmers are also facilitated by the Railway Department. In Indian Railways, farmers can get tickets at the prescribed exemption. India is a country that addresses farmers under the name of Annadata. Also, the central government and state governments run various schemes for Annadata. Through this, benefits are provided to farmers . 


Farmers are given a lot of exemption on the purchase of equipment - tools on tax. Also, tractors of farmers are exempted on toll. Apart from this, farmers get various concessions in other places. But, today we are going to tell you what facility is provided by the Railways for the farmers.


Farmers  to get huge discounts in train fares

According to reports, the farmer will  get a lot of discount on the fares of the train. The Indian Railways provides a discount of 25 to 50 percent on second class and sleeper class tickets to farmers and labourers. To get all these facilities, it is very important for farmers to follow some important things.


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Documents required to take advantage

The farmer will have to show his Aadhaar card or voter ID card at the ticket counter while booking tickets.

The name and address of the farmer should be recorded on the ticket.

The farmer will have to take his Aadhaar card or voter ID card with him during the journey.


How do farmers get exemption?

Farmers will  get a 25 percent discount when  he is going to participate in any agriculture or industrial exhibition.

Farmers are provided a 33 percent discount on travelling in special trains sponsored by the government.

Farmer brothers get a 50 percent discount on going to study at the national level agriculture and animal husbandry institute.

Farmers will have to choose the option of "farmer" at the ticket counter while booking tickets for train fares.