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With a view to improve the working system of Railway and to encourage the interest towards use of Hindi a scheme of Rail Yatra Vritant by Ministry of railways is in vogue on all India level in which all Indian nationals can participate. Following cash awards are given every year for the three best Rail Yatra Vritants written in Hindi under this scheme:-

First PrizeRs. 4,000/-

Second PrizeRs. 3,000/-

Third PrizeRs. 2,000/-


Yatra Vritant should be typed on one side of the paper in double space, leaving a margin of at least an inch around. Rail Yatra Vritant should be of atleast 3,000 words. A full sheet of paper should be attached in the beginning of the Rail Yatra Vritant indicating the following information in capital letters:-


1. Heading:Rail Yatra Vritant

2. Sub Heading:Heading of Rail Yatra Vritant to be given by the writer.

3. Name:

4. Designation:

5. Age:

6. Address:Office


7. Mother Tongue:

8. Phone/Mobile No.:


Last date of submission of Rail Yatra Vritant will be 30 June- 2013.


Each competitor will submit only one Rail Yatra Vritant in duplicate. Rail Yatra Vritant shall be one’s original work in Hindi language. The Rail Yatra Vritant which has once been awarded under any of the schemes of the Govt. of India or a State Govt. or Administration of Union Territory shall not be included in this Scheme. For this, the writer will have to furnish a certificate to the effect that his Rail Yatra Vritant has not been awarded in any of the schemes earlier. No correspondence will be entertained regarding procedure of selection of Rail Yatra Vritant or awarding of prizes. The prizes are given every year and in case suitable Vritants are not received, the prizes will not be given for that year. These awards will be given on the occasion of All Railways Rajbhasha Week celebrations or at any other suitable function.


Entry may be sent to the following address:-

Director, Official Language, Room No. 544,

Ministry of Railways (Railway Board),

Rail Bhavan, Raisina Road, New Dlehi-110001.


For more details please contact on the above address or phone No. 011-23303783.

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