Pakistan Railways has determined to extend Rs.1, Rs.2 and Rs.10 on ticket fare for Economy and Business category, on the directives of Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed. The railway fares are inflated so as to play a significant role in Dam Fund Contribution.
As per details concerning Dam Fund Contribution, a further quantity of Rs.1 shall be charged on the acquisition of Economy category ticket value Rs.100 from every traveler and Rs.2 for tickets value over Rs.100. In the same manner, a further quantity of Rs.10 shall be charged on A/C category ticket.
This surcharge for Dam Fund shall be levied on all tickets, PTOs, Free Privilege Passes, Military Vouchers, E-Ticketing, computerized Tickets PCTS, BTS and Current Reservations of West Pakistan Railways.
The surcharge of Dam Fund shall not be a part of ticket fare but will rather be mentioned below the ticket and the collected amount shall be transferred to Dam Fund on monthly basis. The amount for ticket Fare shall not be rounded off thanks to Dam Fund Charges and therefore the surcharge shall be non-refundable.