Indian Railways decides to reserve lower berth in 3AC for 'Divyangs'
New Delhi: In an attempt to make travel easier for differently-abled passengers, Indian Railways on Sunday fixed quota for ‘Divyangs’ in 3AC coach of mail and express trains.
Presently, there is lower berth quota in sleeper class only.
A senior railway ministry official said that necessary software is being readied for reserving the lower berth in 3AC coach for ‘Divyangs’.
The appreciating move came few days after a para-athlete faced inconvenience as she was allotted an upper berth. 34-year old medal winning para-athlete Suvarna Raj had had alleged of sleeping on the floor of the train.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had ordered an inquiry for the incident which took place last month in the Nagpur-Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express.
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