The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Cooperation Limited (IRCTC) website irctc.co.in and mobile phone app were down on the morning of Friday, May 4 for about two hours. It was back and running around 12:45 pm after reportedly being down since 11 am.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s internet ticketing revenue dropped by 26 percent in FY17 after the government withdrew service charge on etickets to promote digital payments.
The train ticket you will book for your next journey might cost you a little less as the government reportedly is mulling over removing the merchant discount rate (MDR) charges.
In order to give a push to digital payments, the government has extended the exemption on railway e-tickets till September 30.
As the Summer holidays have already begun in India and people are venturing out on vacations, Indian Railways with an aim to facilitate smooth travel to its commuters has announced several initiatives on Friday,
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley while presented his budget proposals for 2017-18 on Wednesday made the following key points related to the Airport and Transportation Sector.