Indian Railways had stopped the operation of many trains due to Coronavirus, but now due to less cases of Kovid, Railways are restarting almost all trains on many important routes. If you are also planning to go somewhere by train, then by reading this news you will be able to save some money while booking train tickets. Actually, Indian Railways is giving discounts to those paying for train tickets through Unified Payments Interface (UPI). You will get a 5% discount on the total value of the basic fare by paying the ticket through UPI. Let us tell you how you can take advantage of this offer to book train tickets cheaply:
Railway announced about the offer
Announcing this offer, Indian Railways has said that it has extended the discount available on booking train tickets through Unified Payments Interface (UPI) / Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) at railway counters till June 12, 2022 next year. is. Let us tell you that Indian Railways started this method of accepting payment for tickets from 1st December 2017.
50 rupees discount will be available on booking tickets
However, rail passengers can avail this discount by booking tickets over the counters and not by booking tickets online. Railways has decided to give 5% discount on the total value of basic fare in PRS reserved counter tickets subject to a maximum of Rs.50. UPI/BHIM is also accepted as a payment option while booking tickets through the counter. A maximum discount of Rs 50 will be available on a single ticket and the ticket price should be more than Rs 100.
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Book tickets like this to avail discount
>> Firstly the railway staff at the PRS counter will get all the travel details from the passenger and inform the amount to be paid.
>> Thereafter the passenger has to choose the option to pay the ticket price through UPI/BHIM as the payment option after which the person at the counter will select UPI as the payment option.
>> After this, the passenger will get a message related to the payment on his mobile to confirm the payment.
The passenger has to confirm the payment message. After which the fare amount will be debited from the account linked to UPI.
>> After the payment is done, the person sitting at the PRS counter will print the ticket and the passenger will get the ticket.