IRCTC to enter online retail market [ Will it work?]

To foray into etail market, the ticketing site has already invited bids from companies to build and manage its upcoming retail platform. For managing its etailing platform – IRCTC will pay commission based on the total value of sales achieved on the website.

Can I Courier Myself home this Diwali? and other IRCTC Jokes!

Here are some of the funny tweets on Irctc we curated for you.

Five things IRCTC ticketing site must fix: A geek’s wishlist for IRCTC/Indian Railways

Indian Railways is facing scale problems almost unique to itself. While there are improvements required at every stage, there can’t be a significant improvement in ticket booking experience without making core changes. All these performance improvements can reduce passenger frustration by completing the booking experience faster without many failures, but still will not do anything to the number of people who end up not getting a reservation.

Online News Roudup: IRCTC to launch advance payment system, iProf launches The Digilibrary

IRCTC to launch advance payment system, iProf launches The Digilibrary, Noida based iProf launches The Digilibrary, aims to bring 100 million students in 3 years, Affle launches media & video advertising network Ripple, Times Internet launches ayurvedic and organic focused online store SatvikShop.com, WestCoast Pharmaceuticals launches online pharmacy store DrugNeed.com

IRCTC Transaction Data: 29 % Failure in Net Banking/Debit Card Transactions [July 2012]

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), reports 17.22 million attempted transactions via credit and debit card for the month of July. Out of which 12.91 million (75 %) transactions were successfully processed.

IRCTC introduces IMPS Payment facility

IRCTC has introduced IMPS Merchant Payments (P2M – Person-to-merchant) payment option that allows customers to make instant, 24*7, interbank payments to merchants or enterprises via mobile phone.

IRCTC Transaction Data: NetBanking/Debit cards drove 55% of transactions [June 2012]

29% failure rate in netbanking/debit card transactions. SBI ruled the transaction chart with 77.81% successful transaction rate, followed by IndusIND, SBI Associates, Federal bank, ICICI and HDFC.

News Roundup- IRCTC: passengers can only book two Tatkal tickets from same IP address

Individuals will be permitted to book only two tickets from 10 am to 12 noon from the same IP address.