An announcement was made on Wednesday, by the Anduril Technologies Pvt. Lt. that is the “Pay on Delivery” Payment provider for IRCTC that now on one can book tickets under Tatkal quota for trains and pay the ticket price later. What a relief it is to find out that the IRCTC has enabled the option of pay on delivery for Tatkal bookings of train journeys.
The Pay On Delivery Feature – Enabled for Tatkal Ticket Booking
Also, along with this now, the people who are making Tatkal bookings of trains can opt for an option of getting their tickets delivered at their doorsteps. After the delivery in hand, they can make the payment for that using cash, debit or credit card. Although these facilities were already working in case of the general reservations until now, but from this Wednesday, this facility was also enabled for the Tatkal Ticket Bookings through IRCTC.
This feature of Pay on Delivery for Tatkal tickets completely circumvents the payment gateway and is said to help the users make the booking just in few steps. This is foreseen as a step to increase the chances of bookings being confirmed under Tatkal quota.
IRCTC Survey and insight on the Book Now, Pay Later Facility
Recently IRCTC came out with the number, 130,000 for Tatkal Bookings that were made on daily basis. Also it is an initiative that is taken to allow the users to pay only for the confirmation of the ticket, eliminating the chance of blocking the money until the refund is processed due to failed transactions. This option was declared on Wednesday and is being said as a beneficial move to help people who book tickets online under Tatkal quota.
How to Book Train Ticket under Book now and Pay Later For IRCTC Tickets
There are few simple steps that a user has to go through to make a booking under the option of Book now and Pay Later option, these steps include –
Step 1 – Resiter to irctc.payondelivery.co.in for availing the IRCTC ‘Pay on Delivery’ option
Step 2 – Enter Your Adhhar Card or Pan Card details asked for registration
Step 3 – Choose ‘Pay-on-delivery’ option.
Step 4 – Digital notification will come instantly through SMS/Email.
Go Digital India and Now, enjoy Book now and Pay Later facility in IRCTC.
Source – NDTV