IRCTC Food price lists

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IRCTC Food price lists

There are number of defetive operations moving on in the railway catering service for passengers around seven years ago, IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) was said to be relieved from responsibility. Contract was handed over to private party.

Many number of complaints is said to be received by Railway Ministry regarding low quality of food items, high rates in some places for same food item and in catering.

Central Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu introduced throughly revised for food policy. As per two different sections were formed one for preparation of food items and many other for distributing them. IRCTC will be responsible for food items preparation. 

Its said that about 33 percent quota are been alloted for women for setting up food shops at railway stations. It had been decided to set up milk booths.

In this scenario, the price list of the various food items was released by IRCTC.

Food In Railway station (Rs) In train (Rs)
Tea / Coffee 5 7
Water 15 15
Water 500ml 10 10
Janda food / 7 Poori 15 20
4 Idlis & 1 Vada 25 30
Veg meals 45 50
Non veg meals 50 55

Higher official from IRCTC explained this regard that Railway ministry has intitated and released a new food policy in front by introducing various measures to supply up high quality food items to their passengers.

Price of various food items are been fixed and list to been released. High quality food items at right prices to be catered to Railway passengers.

The food items available include idli, Pongal, vada, meals, parathas, chapatis, eggs, bread, and butter.

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