Rail authorities in the New Delhi/Delhi region of India are issuing contactless smart cards to retired rail employees, according to The Times of India.
The new cards, which cost the equivalent of $2.50, will allow the retirees to get immediate treatment in railway health units.
In order to obtain the service, rail retirees must first deposit the last salary drawn while in service.
The system, provided by Retired Employees Liberalized Health Scheme (RELHS), is first being piloted in the New Delhi/Delhi area, with plans to expand into other regions.
Read more here.