Free local train travel for school, college going girls - March 8, 2011

In a Women's Day gift, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee announced free monthly seasonal tickets

In a Women's Day gift, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee announced free monthly seasonal tickets -- for local travel -- to girls till their college level education. "All girls up to college level will get free monthly seasonal tickets," she said in the Rajya Sabha, winding up a discussion on the Rail Budget 2011-12. Besides, the minister announced setting up vocational training centres for girls. 

Source: www.financialexpress.com, March 8, 2011. “Free local train travel for school, college going girls” 

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