Provision of discount of 0.5% to customers of suburban sections on booking of season tickets when payment is made through digital means
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
Commercial Circular No.48 of 2018
No.TC II/2910/2016/Discount Fares/Digital payment
New Delhi, dated 06.09.2018
The Principal Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways
SUB: Provision of discount of 0.5% to customers of suburban sections on booking of season tickets when payment is made through digital means.
REF: Commercial Circular nos. 16 of 2017 dated 07.02.2017, .29 of 2017 dated 24.04.2017, 47 of 2017 dated 30.06.2017, 65 of 2017 dated 29.09.2017and 19 of 2018 dated 28.03.2018.
Vide Railway Board’s Commercial Circulars under reference above, 0.5% discount was given on total applicable fare on Season Tickets (Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly and Yearly) over suburban section when the payment is made through digital means i.e through debit cards, credit cards, etc. These instructions are applicable up to 31.08.2018.
2. The matter has been reviewed and Ministry of Railways have now decided that the status quo may be maintained further upto. 31.03.2019 or any change whichever is earlier..
3. CRIS and IRCTC shall ensure necessary changes in the software and arrangements for the above.
4. The receipt of this letter may be acknowledged.
Deputy Director Passenger Marketing-III