Rlys waives testing, food charges for non-Rly patients

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on April 30, 2021

Indian Railway has waived charges for Covid testing and diet supplied during hospitalisation for non-Railway patients.

The Board has decided not to charge for RT- PCR/Rapid Antigen Testing and for food supplied during Covid related hospitalisation of non-railway personnel in camps and group settings , said the release.

Government of India is following “whole of government" approach where all Ministries or Departments are working as one to prevent and fight the spread of Covid-19 pandemic infection.

Railways has been at the forefront maintaining supply chains, providing covid care coaches, running Oxygen Expresses and keeping passenger trains in operation in trying circumstances, it said.

Published on April 30, 2021

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