Indian Railway: Indian Railways has increased the discount scheme available on payment of train tickets through Unified Payments Interface (UPI). There is a 5% discount on tickets paid through UPI. This discount scheme has now been extended till June 12, 2022 next year. Railways started payment through UPI for buying train tickets on 1st December 2017. However, rail passengers can avail this discount by booking tickets across counters and not by booking tickets online.
Railways has decided to give 5% discount on the total value of basic fare in PRS reserved counter tickets subject to a maximum of Rs.50. In this, you will get a discount on payment through both UPI and BHIM.
Railways has decided to extend the provision of 5% rebate on the total value of basic fare on booking of reserved tickets through UPI including BHIM application at Computerized Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters till June 12, 2022, a statement said. have taken.
UPI/BHIM is also accepted as a payment option while booking tickets through the counter. A ticket will get a maximum discount of Rs 50 and the ticket price should be more than Rs 100.
How to book tickets through UPI/BHIM at Railway PRS counters.
Railway staff at the PRS counter will receive all the travel details from the passenger and inform the amount to be paid.
Passengers will have to choose the option to pay the ticket price through UPI/BHIM as the payment option after which the person at the counter will select UPI as the payment option. After that will make payment.
After the payment is done, the payment message will come on the mobile.
The payment message has to be confirmed after which the fare amount will be debited from the account linked to UPI.
After the payment is done, the person sitting at the PRS counter will print the ticket and the passenger will get the ticket.
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