IRCTC Current Affairs - 2019

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Indian Railways to prohibit single-use plastic from October 2

In a move to curb use of plastics, Union Ministry of Railways has directed all regional offices to ensure complete removal of single-use plastics from all railways stations effective from 2 October 2019. The move is an effort by Indian Railways to shield the environment from menace of plastic. Key Highlights Indian Railways has directed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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IRCTC launches payment aggregator IRCTC iPay

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched its own payment aggregator system, IRCTC iPay. This a step towards promoting the government’s Digital India initiative. IRCTC iPay IRCTC iPay is a prepaid card cum wallet. With IRCTC iPay IRCTC will have full control of the payment system because of its direct relationship with acquiring Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Samantha Express

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch a new train Samantha Express on February 14 from Nagpur. The Samantha Express will cover prominent places associated with Gautam Buddha and chief architect of the Constitution Dr B R Ambedkar. Journey of Samantha Express The Samantha express will run through the following places: Chaityabhoomi (Mumbai): Dr Ambedkar was cremated Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Sri Ramayana Express flagged off from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi

Shri Ramayana Express, a special tourist train to run on Ramayana circuit to cover major spots related to Hindu epic was flagged off by Indian Railways from Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi. The pilgrimage circuit of Shri Ramayana Yatra will have two travel components — one each in India and Sri Lanka. Shri Ramayana Express Read More…

Month:  Categories: States

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Ask Disha: IRCTC launches AI chatbot to answer user queries

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered chatbot– Ask Disha ((Digital Interaction to Seek Help Anytime) to help its users answer various queries. The chatbot is special computer programme designed to simulate conversation with users, especially over the internet. It has gone live on IRCTC’s next-gen e ticketing website Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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IRCTC inks MoU with CSC for delivery of rail tickets

The Common Service Centres (CSCs) Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) for delivery of railway services through CSC centres. This will allow CSCs to work as IRCTC agents for train ticket bookings. Key Facts CSCs will now be able to book general tickets. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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IRCTC Next Generation e-Ticketing System: Ministry of Railways launches new user interface

Union Ministry of Railways has launched new user interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing (NGeT) System on Indian Railway’s Online Travel Portal (www.irctc.co.in). Through NGeT system, Indian Railways new online ticket booking system provides user-friendly, easy and fast way of booking rail tickets by automating journey planning and purchase of tickets. It was launched as Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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