Bottled water will not be available for a rupee at Ncr train stations including Prayagraj Not

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Now passengers at all stations on the North Central Railway including Prayagraj Junction, Kanpur Central, Agra Cantt cannot get bottled water for just one rupee. In recent years, a private agency has been providing water to Re 1 passengers through the IRCTC, but the contract was terminated due to the non-payment of the license fee by the agency concerned to the IRCTC. This led to the fact that at many train stations in the zone, including Prayagraj, the mineral water, which is available at low prices, is no longer available to passengers. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) installed water machines at all train stations in 2015. Speaking of NCR: More than 100 machines have been installed here at Prayagraj, Kanpur, Aligarh, Tundla, Jhansi, Gwalior, Mathura, Agra, Etawah stations. This gave passengers 300 ml of mineral water for one rupee, 500 ml for three rupees, one liter for five rupees, two liters for eight rupees and five liters for 20 rupees.

If a traveler does not have a bottle, mineral water has been provided with a bottle for Rs 2 (in glass), Rs 5, 8, 12 or Rs 25, but in the last few days all the automatic water booths were closed. are away. Because of this, passengers are forced to buy Rail Neer or other brands of water during the sultry summer season. Speaking of Prayagraj Junction itself, a total of eight machines were installed here. The process of uprooting some of these will begin shortly.Due to the termination of the contract by the IRCTC, water levels were closed in all stations of the division. If there is a new contract, the opening of the booth will definitely be done by IRCTC – Anshu Pandey, Sr. DCM, Prayagraj Mandal.

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Now passengers at all stations on the North Central Railway including Prayagraj Junction, Kanpur Central, Agra Cantt cannot get bottled water for just one rupee. In recent years, a private agency has been providing water to Re 1 passengers through the IRCTC, but the contract was terminated due to the non-payment of the license fee by the agency concerned to the IRCTC. As a result, the reasonably priced mineral water is no longer available to passengers at many train stations in the zone, including Prayagraj.

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) installed water machines at all train stations in 2015. Speaking of NCR: More than 100 machines have been installed here at Prayagraj, Kanpur, Aligarh, Tundla, Jhansi, Gwalior, Mathura, Agra, Etawah stations. This gave passengers 300 ml of mineral water for one rupee, 500 ml for three rupees, one liter for five rupees, two liters for eight rupees and five liters for 20 rupees.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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