IRCTC Current Affairs, GK & News

IRCTC: ‘Sattvik certificate’ in trains

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has planned to promote “Vegetarian Trains” in collaboration with the Sattvik Council of India. Highlights These trains will be connected especially with religious places. “Sattvik certificate” will be provided by the Sattvik Council of India (SCI). Currently, IRCTC runs ‘Vande Bharat train’ from New Delhi to Katra. ..

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IRCTC starts Shri Ramayana Yatra Special Train

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has started first tour of Shri Ramayana Yatra Special train on November 7, 2021. Key Points This train was launched in order to promote religious tourism and ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ initiative of the central government. IRCTC commenced the first 17-day tour from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi, ..

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IRCTC to start ‘Bharat Darshan Yatra’ on the theme ‘Show India to Indians’

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be starting ‘Bharat Darshan–Dakshin Bharat Yatra’ from December 12. The Bharat Darshan Yatra will start from Hyderabad and Secunderabad from December 12 to 18. The theme of this yatra will be ‘Show India to Indians’. Key Points The facility of boarding and de-boarding this tourist train will ..

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SBI-IRCTC Credit Card Launched for Railway Users

The Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has launched the SBI-IRCTC Credit Card that is aimed at the rail passengers and offers a bouquet of opportunities to them. It is part of the Atmanirbhar India Mission of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This comes as one of the ‘Make in India’ initiatives by the Railways ..

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Indian Railways offer 3.2 lakh isolation beds

The Indian Railways until 31 March, 2020 has modified 20,000 coaches to accommodate 3.2 lakh people. It is still working with 5,000 more coaches to add 80,000 more beds. Highlights The Indian Railway coaches have been converted into isolation wards to fulfil the isolated quarantine requirements to treat COVID-19 patients. One single coach is expected ..

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