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IRCTC launches app to order Sattvik food in trains

IRCTC launches app to order Sattvik food in trains

NEW DELHI: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) - the Central public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Railways has launched a 'Sattvik-Food' service to cater to your needs during your journey from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station through e-catering services. IRCTC has launched another feature called E-Catering for passengers traveling on trains and has developed a fast service delivery system.

Spokesperson for IRCTC, Anand K Jha said "This internet-based service is an initiative of IRCTC that allows passengers to book food of their choice from partner restaurants and food outlets through a mobile application while travelling on the train". He also added that food will be delivered to the passengers on their respective berths itself, the New Indian Express reported.

According to Jha, this service by the IRCTC has come up in view of the ritualistic belief of the Indian people. "This facility has been introduced through Govinda's Restaurant by Iskon Temple Delhi (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), and the menu comprises Sattvik diet like Deluxe Thali, Maharaja Thali, Purani Dilli Veg Biryani, Veg Dim Sum, Paneer Dimsum, Wok Toss Noodles, Dal Makhan", he said.

Jha explained this facility and said that passengers had the option of placing their orders at least two hours before the scheduled travel time using a valid PNR and could choose pre-pay or cash-on-delivery as per their convenience.

"Bidding adieu to the food woes that entire one needs now is to sit back, download the "Food-on-Track" app and select from a vast range of delectable fare and "Sattvik Food" while on a journey with Indian Railways", he said.

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