दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 364 Dt: 07.10.2021
IMPOSITION OF FINE FOR NOT WEARING MASK AT RAILWAY PREMISES INCLUDING INSIDE TRAINS
Indian Railways has been taking various measures to contain the spread of the resurgence of Covid -19 pandemic, in accordance with the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Home affairs from time to time. one of the specific guideline is to wear masks in order to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Ministry of Railways has issued the following order:
To enforce wearing of face masks/face cover by all persons in railway premises (including trains), fines up to Rs. 500 under Indian Railways (Penalties for activities affecting cleanliness at Railway premises) Rules 2012 are being imposed by railway officials authorized for this purpose, on persons not wearing face mask/cover in Railway premises (including trains).
It's now decided that the validity of guidelines for imposition of fine for not wearing mask in Railway premises is extended upto 16-04-2022.
Railways appeal to all railway passengers to wear masks, follow hand hygiene and maintain social distance and request their cooperation in fight against Covid -19.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi