Now, get 50% cash back on prepaid orders on IRCTC website
In April, an IRCTC senior official had said that it aims at achieving target of one lakh online meal orders per day.
Indian Railways on Sunday launched a new scheme to provide cash-back offers on pre-paid orders to boost its e-catering services, media reports said.
Under the new scheme, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will give 50% cash back on pre-paid orders on a minimum order of Rs 300 made on the IRCTC website. The scheme was from May 13 on its e-catering website, reports said.
Valid only on pre-paid orders made on the catering and ticketing website, customers will get the cash back after the delivery date, directly credited into the account used to place the order. Once done, IRCTC will notify the users.
IRCTC has tie up with websites like travelkhana.com, Chaayos, to provide hygienically-prepared fresh food to passengers, it said.
IRCTC CMD AK Manocha, said, "the 50% cash back offer will further induce passengers to patronise our e-catering facility."
In April, an IRCTC senior official had said that the aim is to target one lakh online meal orders per day.
According to a PTI report, currently, the website gets online orders for about 3,000 meals every day for delivery at 193 stations for passengers in 1,516 trains.
IRCTC has provided options to book a meal on the IRCTC website, mobile app, through the call centre and SMS.