Indian Railways is likely to rope in big brands like Nestle, Brooke Bond, MTR, Haldirams and others to serve ready to eat meals on train.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to float a tender in the next 2-3 months from the manufacturers of ready-to-eat items to supply their food items directly on trains.
Railways will open up catering business to major players in the food processing industry like Nestle, MTR, ITC, Amul, Bambino, Britannia, Dabur, Defence Research Development Organization, Elite, Gits, Haldiram, Kohinoor Foods and Mc Can Foods.
Sources told Zee news that since a single company will not be able to cater to huge demand, Railways might go for zone-wise or train-wise tender. Though nothing has been finalised as yet, sources said. Read More…