IRCTC inks MoU with CSC for delivery of rail tickets

IRCTC inks MoU with CSC for delivery of rail tickets. Union Minister Piyush Goyal proposed to open extended banking counters across all 2.9 lakh common service centers that are operated by village level entrepreneurs to provide government services in rural areas. The Department of Telecom, launched 5,000 wifi choupals in partnership with CSC which will provide 60,000 wifi hotspots in rural areas. Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said that every ministry and government department is exploring opportunities to utilize the reach of CSCs in rural areas. DoT is looking to maintain BharatNet network, and the higher education department is looking to deliver its education content in gram panchayats through CSCs. Under the agreement signed between IRCTC and CSC e-Governance, all 2.9 lakh common service centres will be able to book both reserved and unreserved train tickets. There will be no limit on the number of tickets that can be booked from a CSC. He will get the commission of Rs 10 per ticket. Booking of the unreserved ticket will start in about a month.

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  • Union Minister Piyush Goyal proposed to open extended banking counters across all 2.9 lakh common service centers.
  • To provide government services in rural areas.
  • The Department of Telecom launched 5,000 wifi choupals in partnership with CSC.
  • Which will provide 60,000 wifi hotspots in rural areas.
  • Every ministry and government department is exploring opportunities to utilize the reach of CSCs in rural areas.
  • DoT is looking to maintain BharatNet network, and the higher education department is looking to deliver its education content in gram panchayats through CSCs.
  • Under the agreement signed between IRCTC and CSC e-Governance, all 2.9 lakh common service centres will be able to book both reserved and unreserved train tickets.
  • There will be no limit on the number of tickets that can be booked from a CSC.
  • He will get the commission of Rs 10 per ticket.
  • Booking of the unreserved ticket will start in about a month.

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Goyal proposed the opening of CSC at 8,000 railway stations where they can provide all their services besides telemedicine and education. He said that CSCs should explore the possibility to make sanitary pads at price of Re 1 – Rs 1.25 and create awareness in rural areas about hygiene. Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that government will provide opportunities to CSCs and they should come forward to grab all this. He too emphasized that all CSCs should focus on honesty and convince others not to make any mistake.

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