Service fee Exemption On Train Tickets To Continue Till September

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To promote digital modes of payment, the federal government chose post notes prohibit that service fee on online reservation of train tickets would be withdrawn for tickets reserved from November 23, 2016, to March 31, 2017

Press Trust of India|Last Updated: July 05, 2017.

Service fee Exemption On Train Tickets To Continue Till September
Service fee Exemption On Train Tickets To Continue Till September

New Delhi: Train guests will continue to get advantages of a service charge exemption on tickets scheduled online till September. The service charges on scheduling train tickets online through IRCTC variety from Rs.

To promote digital modes of payment, the federal government chose post demonetisation that service fee on online reservation of train tickets would be withdrawn for tickets reserved from November 23, 2016, to March 31, 2017.

Later on, the federal government extended the exemption duration to June 30. Now, the exemption on service fee has actually been even more extended till September-end this year, stated a senior Railway Ministry authorities.

The federal government has actually done this to assist travelers and promote payments made through digital modes. IRCTC, the ticketing firm of the trains, is anticipated to lose about Rs. 500 crore a year due to the exemption.

The Railway Ministry has actually composed to the Finance Ministry looking for compensation of the loss. IRCTC shares half of the service fee income with the trains.

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