The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is trying to improve its revenues by providing ready-to-eat meals on trains. The Railways has joined palms with the likes of Haldiram’s, ITC, MTR, Wagh Bakri and different meals giants for this enterprise and a call on this could come on this yr’s Budget.
The authorities now has skilled its weapons for fast implementation of options for travellers and can be taking a look at methods to compensate for the losses incurred by IRCTC in its catering enterprise due to the continued pandemic scenario, in accordance with a Zee Business report.
The ready-to-eat section by way of IRCTC is an idea that’s broadly adopted within the airline business. The authorities is planning to implement the identical mannequin even within the Railways and has already tied up with prime corporations on this section.
The huge names which have been taken into the fold embody MTR, Wagh Bakri, Haldiram’s and ITC. All these corporations are actually planning to maneuver in tandem with the IRCTC. Though, there are some issues which can be being confronted to implement this and are actually within the technique of getting ironed out.
He mentioned that any main announcement close to that is anticipated to return within the Budget 2021 bulletins.
This will likely be an enormous alternative for IRCTC to compensate for its losses by getting into into the ready-to-eat section.