Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu says govt working to bring best food chains into e-catering

"Depending on the response from our customers, the facility will be extended to cover more trains," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in his Budget speech.

twitter-logo IANS   New Delhi     Last Updated: February 26, 2015  | 16:28 IST
IRCTC to offer e-catering services on 108 trains
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said the government is working towards integrating the best food chains in the country into e-catering services.

"Food can be ordered through the IRCTC website at the time of booking of tickets. We are working to integrate the best food chains in our country into this project," he said while presenting his maiden budget for the railways in the Lok Sabha.

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A total of 108 trains will have the facility available as of now.

"Depending on the response from our customers, the facility will be extended to cover more trains. It is also intended to set up base kitchens in specified divisions to be run by highly credible agencies for serving quality food," the minister added.

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