Indian Railways extends discount scheme on UPI booked tickets

Indian Railways extends discount scheme on UPI booked tickets

This is a good news for frequent train passengers. 
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The provision of discount at 5 percent on total value of basic ticket fare booked thorugh UPI across computerised PRS counters has been extended upto 12th June 2022. 

Piyush Goyal made the announcement of extension of discount scheme.

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways for India, announced that the discount scheme for tickets booked through UPI/Bhim App has been extended upto 12th June 2022.

This news is quite a good one for the people travelling frequently by train.

The process and payment of the booking is as hereunder:

First, the person has to go to the station ticket counter and provide with destination station details, total number of passengers and other travel details

  1. After entering all the required details the person at the counter will select UPI as the payment option
  2. The counter person will ask the customer to provide their Virtual Payment Address (VPA)
  3. The counter person at the station will enter the VPA to initiate the transaction
  4. Then the customer will receive payment request on his/her BHIM application to complete the payment
  5. The customer will need to accept the payment request and the passenger’s linked account will be debited
  6. Once the transaction is complete, the person at the counter will print the train ticket for the customer

(with inputs from financial express)

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