Travellers would now be able to pay later for tickets booked under the tatkal quota on the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) website.
This feature is additionally accessible for booking Tatkal tickets. Under the online Tatkal booking office, clients can go to the IRCTC website and book ticket on a first come, first served premise by paying Tatkal charges. IRCTC forms 1,30,000 Tatkal transactions in a single day. A majority share of these tickets is booked close to the quota opening.
The new element dispenses with the transaction disappointments as regularly the cash gets debited and the ticket is not issued because of various reasons. The refund cycle is of around seven to 15 days.
With the new Pay on Delivery option, online tatkal ticket booking will undoubtedly become less demanding and way more helpful particularly for the individuals who are not extremely educated or the individuals who are doubtful about paying cash online. Once the travelers pick the PoD option, they can pay by means of money, debit card or credit card at their doorstep.
To benefit this service, you should register yourself with irctc.payondelivery.co.in. You will either require your aadhar or PAN card while registering yourself.
While choosing your favored payment mode, you should choose the ‘pay-on-delivery’ option and the ticket will be delivered to you inside 24 hours. The client can likewise pay online through a payment link that will be sent to them at time of booking.
IRCTC has teamed up with Anduril Technologies Pvt Ltd for the doorstep delivery process. They give pay-on-delivery service to 4000+ pincodes crosswise over India.