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IRCTC launches ‘Rolling Deposit Scheme’ Good News !

In a bid to make e-ticket booking easier, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to launch a scheme allowing passengers to reserve seats against advance money kept with the corporation. Currently there are about 4.5 lakh train tickets booked daily through IRCTC website. Under the Rolling Deposit Scheme, a user can deposit money in advance with IRCTC and use it as a payment option amongst the other payment options available on IRCTC website for paying money at the time of booking tickets.

IRCTC will also not levy the payment gateway charge for booking e-ticket through RDS. User can manage his account online and also top-up online. He can transfer the money from his bank account to IRCTC account and book tickets using that RDS account.  
 
Extra Detials : Under the Rolling Deposit Scheme, a user can deposit money in advance with IRCTC and use it as a payment option amongst the other payment options available on IRCTC website for paying money at the time of booking tickets. "It will reduce the payment gateway time for the user as money will be deducted from the IRCTC and not from any bank as is the current practice, he said adding "there are about 10 per cent failure in e-ticket booking due to the banking server problem."

Besides IRCTC will also not levy the payment gateway charge for booking e-ticket through RDS. He said one can join the RDS with a minimum amount of Rs 1500 also. User can manage his account online and also top-up online. He can transfer the money from his bank account to IRCTC account and book tickets using that RDS account.
 
source : zee news & egov online news