Mobikwik partners with IRCTC to launch e-cash payments for tatkal bookings

Mobikwik partners with IRCTC to launch e-cash payments for tatkal bookings

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has announced its partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (), a subsidiary of the , to power e-cash payments for tatkal bookings.

Mobikwik partners with IRCTC to launch e-cash payments for tatkal bookings
On an average, over 15 per cent daily ticket bookings for Indian Railways happen under tatkal

The company said that the service would also help users in ensuring that their bookings do not get rejected due to payment delays.

Speaking on the announcement, Co-founder, MobiKwik, Upasana Taku, said, “MobiKwik collaborated with Indian Railways to digitize payments on the IRCTC app and IRCTC FoodOnTrack app this year, and now we are powering payments for tatkal online, that will help users book tickets almost instantly. We are proud to support the largest rail network in Asia in their endeavor to digitize payments and provide the best payments experience to their users.”

Tatkal is a special high demand service that was launched for the benefit of passengers who have to plan their journey at the last moment and cannot secure reserved accommodation. Ona n average, over 15 per cent daily ticket bookings for Indian Railways happen under tatkal.

To book a tatkal ticket with MobiKwik within 2 seconds, users must preload their wallet with the desired amount using netbanking, credit or debit card or cash loading. MobiKwik has cash pick up service in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Surat and Jaipur. Users can also deposit cash in MobiKwik from 100000 locations in 10000 cities. These locations can be seen on nearby tab of MobiKwik app.