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Get Cheaper and quality water on Railway Junction from soon

It’s time to get rid of expensive Bisleri Water on Railway Junctions.

To overcome the water crisis and reduce the privatisation in water supply on platforms, IRCTC is installing water plants on platforms of Railway Stations. This shall not only be cheap, but qualitative also. One litre water in a bottle shall be available at 8 rupees while without bottle at 5 rupees. The agency appointed by IRCTC shall make the water facility available for rail passengers by installing the machine up to 15th June on Jaipur Junction. Railway is installing the machines to fulfils its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

No. of water vending machines to be installed at each Railway Station

  1. Jaipur Junction – 8
  2. Gandhi Nagar – 4
  3. Rewari – 10
  4. Alwar - 4
  5. Bandikui – 8
  6. Dausa – 4
  7. Kishangarh - 4
  8. Sikar – 4

IRCTC is installing a total of 52 machines in Jaipur division, 38 machines in Jodhpur division and 39 machines in Ajmer division.

Prices of water shall be as follows:

Without bottle:

300 ML – Re 1

500 ML – Rs 3

1 Litre – Rs 5

2 Litre – Rs 8

5 Litre – Rs 20

With bottle:

300 ML – Re 2

500 ML – Rs 5

1 Litre – Rs 8

2 Litre – Rs 12

5 Litre – Rs 25

This is an appreciable step by IRCTC that shall not only provide quality in water but also reduce the high prices charged for a bottle. Government should also think in the direction of installing alike machines at various tourist destinations as well.

 


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