MobiKwik and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have announced an exclusive partnership, wherein MobiKwik will power online payments on IRCTC’s e-catering app, Food on Track. The app allows passengers to book food from their preferred restaurants, which is delivered right at their train seat. MobiKwik is also powering payments for IRCTC Connect, which allows users to book train tickets instantly. Also Read - Top 5 UPI apps you can use to transfer money in India: GPay, Paytm, moreAlso Read - MobiKwik temporarily taken down from Google Play Store for promoting Aarogya Setu
“Last year, MobiKwik became the primary wallet on IRCTC Connect, and this year, we are taking our partnership a step further by offering a robust e-cash payments option on IRCTC’s e-catering app. Our partnership will greatly benefit users, as they don’t have to worry about paying in cash or search for change, given that trains halt at platforms only for a few seconds or minutes,” said MobiKwik COO, Mrinal Sinha.
Users can pay through MobiKwik even in areas with spotty or patchy mobile connection as it is the lightest mobile wallet app in the country, the company claims. Passengers can pre-order food at over 300+ stations from prominent food chains such as Dominos, Punjab Grill, KFC, IRCTC Food Plaza and others. Users can also see all cash loading locations in the nearby feature on the MobiKwik app. The cash pick-up service of MobiKwik is available in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Jaipur and Surat. The service recently completed one million transactions.
“MobiKwik has been chosen as the preferred wallet by IRCTC, as apart from other modes of loading money in the wallet, we also have enabled cash loading through cash pick up in select cities and cash deposit at over 100000 locations across 1000 cities in India. This is especially helpful for those who do not have access to net-banking, credit and debit cards or aren’t comfortable using the same,” added Mrinal.