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Indian Railways to launch Content on Demand (CoD) and rail radio services for passengers

Worried about missing all you favorite TV stuff when in a train? Indian railways now to provide entertainment content to your personal devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Indian railways ministry has invited bids for Content on Demand (CoD) and rail radio services for travelers from April.

Indian Railways has come a long way in following the latest trends over the past couple of years. Recently, the venture between Indian Railways and Google provides free Wi-fi services for more than 400 railway stations. This new Content on Demand (CoD) and rail radio services provides you access to movies and TV shows.

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Besides this go through internet service, companies like Vodafone, Airtel, hotstar, etc. can bid their interest to offer entertainment services for passengers. However, this CoD and rail radio services will be rolled out in phases as per the tender document.

The service provider will provide the streaming service in all trains, while radio might not be offered at all stations. Any which way Radio is a kind of thing available all around subjective to the signal. Indian Railways will advertise digital brochures and announce about this technology to apprise the passengers.

The passengers can make use of Wi-fi service and avail CoD on the personal devices which make them less boring. The licensee will offer both free and paid content of which customers can choose as per their choice. Also, this may generate more views and revenue which eventually benefit the service providers. On the other hand, there are some restrictions too, the service provider shall only provide U, U/A, PG-rated video content.

IRCTC to provide Online Ticket Booking Facility to Feature Phone Users

Above all, Government will also impose some charge on these CoD service providers. Amidst the fact that this service could be a great initiative to beat the boredom in train journey. On the other hand, services like this can also help Indian Railways in better passenger engagement.

Indian Railways Now Allows Booking the Short Distance Tickets on Long Distance Trains

As per the recent announcement, Railway Minister has lifted the restrictions on issuing the short distance tickets for the Sleeper and Ac coaches of the long distance trains. Earlier, short distance passengers are not allowed to get the reservation in Mail and the Express trains for the longer distance routes.

Indian Railways is having long distance routes and short distance train routes. The users are now allowed to book the train tickets from anywhere to anywhere since it is computerised. The main reason behind this new announcement is, for the long distance trains a large number of berths are booked for the short travel. This leads in affecting the seat availability for the long distance travellers. To avoid this distance restriction, this new scheme has introduced.

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According to one of the Senior Railway Officer says “This would often force a passenger intending to travel to closer stations to book a ticket for a longer distance.”

According to the notice dated Jan 5,2017 this decision is applicable for only the reserved class, and the status Quo can prevail for the second class travel for preventing further over-crowding in the latter.

IRCTC Plans 2000 ATMs on Platforms and Soon it will be used for Destination Weddings

Indian Railways, which is one the India’s biggest Government organizations to earn huge amount of revenue. However, the interesting thing is that Indian Railways make less than 5% of income through non-fare sources. So, to increase their profits, IRCTC has planned few new schemes, and it will be executed in the coming days.

Railways Minister earlier asked the officials of all the main railway zones to come up with new ideas to increase their share to Rs 2000 crore within a year and finally the Indian Railways has come up with few better ideas and new schemes to generate revenue through non-fare sources.

Establishing 2000 ATMs at Railway Platforms

Indian Railways had come up with innovative ideas for generating revenues, and as a part of that, the organization is giving offers to big banks for installing their ATMs. According to the latest reports, Indian Railways team has already allocated space for establishing 2000 ATMS and the details have been shared with the concerned bank officials.

IRCTC New App for Faster Rail Tickets Booking to be Launched Soon

There will be a contract period of 10 years via e-auction process. As per latest reports from closed sources, IRTCT will soon establish on-demand entertainment services on the running trains to generate more non-fare revenues. Advertisements will showcase through vinyl paintings on train exterior and interior of coaches including AC coaches also, moreover installation of the major electronic billboards on platforms and use the foot-over-bridges for advertisements by major brands.

For Ad revenues, Branded Trains and Platforms will be used

IRCTC will soon start advertisement contracts for the branded trains and platforms rather than partial contracts for food, outdoor posters, etc. Soon you can see ads like Patanjali Station, Sprite Rajadhani, and Mirindaa Shatabdi, etc.

Rail Platforms will be now Venue for Destination Weddings

Indian Railways has decided to change their platforms into wedding venues and locations where parties can be held. Soon, we can announce destination weddings at railway platforms.

IRCTC to provide Online Ticket Booking Facility to Feature Phone Users

As per latest update, Surat Station Platform Number 4 would be soon changed into wedding destination as a trail project, if it gets success, and then the same strategy could be extended to other platforms as well.

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016 released Non-Technical CEN 03/2015 Admit card download

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RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) published the notification of CEN 03/2015 Non-Technical Popular category (Graduate-Level) posts and invited the online applications. A huge number of candidates who are eagerly waiting for the latest railway jobs have applied. The board conducted the 1st stage exam and now they released the RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016.

Candidates who qualified for the 2nd Stage Computer-based Test can now download the respective RRB NTPC CEN 03/2016 Admit card. The Board has made the download link available on the regional RRB official websites. The board scheduled the 2nd stage CBT on 17th, 18th and 19th January 2017.

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Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRB) is an organisation of government in India which was established in the year 1998 on 27th April and has its headquarters at New Delhi, India. Every year it releases the various employment news and for the selection of skilled candidates for the respective vacancies.

Recently they released the CEN 03/2015 of 18,252 vacant positions of Non-Technical Popular category (Graduate level) posts. They include Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Assistant, ), Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Senior Clerk Cum Typist, Inquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA) and Senior Time Keeper.

The board has conducted the 1st stage of Computer Based Test from 28th March to 3rd May 2016 at all pre-allotted various test centres.For the qualified candidates the board released RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016. It is the important document to be carried for the exam centre without fail.

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The board has commenced the download of e-call letters in two parts for the candidates. One is preliminary e-call letter with Test Centre City will be available 15 days before the exam for travel arrangement. And the final RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter2016 with Test centre, Name and Address will be given before 4 days of exam.

The RRB Non-Technical 2nd Stage Hall Ticket consists of essential details like roll number, name, time, date and venue of the exam. Along with RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016, candidates need to carry mentioned ID proof. After frisking process, aspirants are allowed to write the exam.

Steps to download RRB NTPC CEN 03/2016 Admit card:

  • First of all, candidates need to visit the regional RRB official websites.
  • Click on the RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016 download link.
  • Enter required details in the provided fields.
  • Click on submit button.
  • Download the RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Call Letter 2016 and take a print out of it.
Dates of Examination (CBT) Date of downloading FINAL e-Call Letters
 17.01.2017 13.01.2024
 18.01.2017 14.01.2024
 19.01.2017 15.01.2024

Mock test is available on RRB’s website for familiarization of candidates in CBT.

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NMRC Apply Online 2016: December 30th is the Last Date to Apply

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NMRC Apply Online 2016

Noida Metro Recruitment is released for 745 vacancies for various posts. Applicants who are very much interested in the following jobs have already applied to this notification. Candidates who didn’t enroll their names in NMRC apply online 2016 up to now please hurry up, and you have only two days remained to fill your application. For more details, please visit official website eapplicationonline.com

Noida Metro Rail Corporation is known as NMRC. It is one of the metro in India which is in under construction. This metro consists of one color coded line with total length of 29.7 kilometers. As they required employees to complete the project, so they are recruiting employees on a large scale.

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Noida Metro Rail Corporation Notification is released for 745 vacancies for various vacancies like station controller, train operator, customer relations, the junior engineer in electrical, mechanical, electronics and civil, account assistant, office assistant, stenographer, and maintainer. For these posts, many people have shown interest, up to now they have received many applications.

Candidates who want to participate in the exam but still didn’t enroll their name, please hurry up, December 30th is the last date. You have the option of paying the fee up to January 6th, 2017. The selection process of this exam is written test, psycho test, and interview or skill test. For NMRC apply online 2016, please visit official website eapplicationonline.com

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Educational qualification for this recruitment depends on the post. The application fee is Rs 400 for the unreserved categories and Rs 150 for the reserved categories. These online applications are started in the month of November only, and they have given last date up to December 15th, later on, they extended the time to December 30th, 2016, So candidates, please hurry up

Important dates:

Last date to apply for the notification: 30.12.2023

Last date to pay the fee: 06.01.2024

Apply online


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