Indian Railways will soon offer incentives to passengers who use cashless mediums to pay for their tickets. The national transporter already offers a 0.5% discount on purchase of monthly travel pass if the payment is made through debit and credit cards.
The same facility is likely to be extended to unreserved categories. The other incentives include offering free passenger insurance for cashless ticket purchases
“We are trying to minimise the use of cash as much as possible. So, several incentives are being rolled out for passengers,” Mohd Jamshed, member-traffic, Rail Board, told ET. “The financial burden of the incentives given is being borne by us.” Read More…
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