Soon you may be able to book your train tickets and pay later; Find out how
Indian railways is now allowing for commuters to book tickets and pay after a period of 15 days.
- Government has introduced a pilot project for commuters to book tickets now and pay after 15 days.
- There will be a service charge levied on the usage of ePaylater.
- ePaylater is displayed as a payment option on the IRCTC page.
Indian Railways is launching a pilot project in which travellers will be able to book their train tickets but pay after 15 days.
Ministry of Railways said the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) has started a new scheme - ePaylater, as a pilot project.
“A scheme of booking e-ticket online and making payment after 15 days through ‘ePaylater’ powered by M/s Arthashastra Fintech Pvt. Ltd., as a pilot project, has been introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC). Under this scheme, a customer has the option to pay after 15 days of booking an e-ticket through IRCTC website,” a statement from the Ministry of Railways read.
How to avail of ePaylater?
The scheme is called ePaylater and this will be displayed as a payment option when one books train tickets.