Issuing a statement, IRCTC, under the leadership of Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, is gradually moving towards developing itself as the country’s first government ‘one stop shop travel portal’. is.
Passengers will get facility
IRCTC has tied up with over 50,000 state road transport as well as private bus operators covering 22 states and three union territories to provide online bus booking service to customers. Soon, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will start this service.
This is how you can book tickets
The service on the IRCTC mobile-app is expected to start in the first week of March, after which the public will be able to book bus tickets through mobile. The purpose of this booking through IRCTC is to provide last mile connectivity to the passengers.
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These facilities will be available with pick-up and drop points
In this new facility of online bus booking, customers can see different types of buses and select the bus based on route, facilities, reviews, ratings and photos of the bus. Along with this, customers will also be able to choose their pick-up and drop point and timing. Also, the running banks and e-wallets will book their journey at a reasonable price with discounts.
Discount will also be available – Apart from this, passengers will also get a chance to get discounts through banks and e-wallets. Through this, apart from the bus, taxis will also be provided to the passengers.