The railways has decided to live-stream footage of its ‘base kitchens’ to check cooks from cutting corners and serving poor quality food, a commonplace complaint, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal told TOI on Tuesday.
“Passengers can go to the IRCTC website and watch the live stream. We will develop an app so that passengers can keep an eye on the kitchen while travelling,”Goyal said. The initiative is part of his drive to improve passenger amenities along with safety.
Ever since taking over the reins, he has been using new-age ideas that he implemented as the power minister to bring transparency in the system and empower consumers. So far, cameras have been installed in 16 of the 200 base kitchens of IRCTC, the main caterer for the railways. These include kitchens in Delhi, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar. Read More