mRUPEE ties up with IRCTC to provide payment gateway

train and Indian RailwayTata Teleservices subsidiary mRUPEE has tied up with IRCTC to provide payment gateway.

The agreement will allow users to benefit from one-tap payments for rail ticket bookings via mRUPEE wallet for travelers. Indian Railways carries more than 23 million passengers a day

IRCTC is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways. The e-commerce portal holds record of over 13 lakh tickets booked in a day in April 2015. The portal sees approximately 4.5 to 5 lakhs bookings per day on an average.

“Our partnership with IRCTC adds to the tremendous reach of mRUPEE’s market,” said Pradeep K Sampath, chief operating officer for mRUPEE.

mRUPEE has recently tied up with SmartD, a lifestyle management platform, which helps consumers in Chennai to  explore food every day.

Earlier, mRUPEE announced partnership with ICICI Bank to launch a recharge facility for Delhi Metro cards.

mRUPEE is present in 25 locations across the country with over 6,000 retail outlets and cover mobile technologies.