The Indian Railways will, for the primary time, present head and foot therapeutic massage providers for passengers on board working trains. The power will likely be accessible in 39 trains departing from Indore to start with.
The Ratlam division of Railways has provide you with the initiative to generate further income. On Friday, the division issued a Letter of Award (LOA), stating that each one 39 trains originating from Indore will present head and foot therapeutic massage services.
The therapeutic massage service will likely be of three varieties — gold, diamond and platinum. Fees will likely be within the vary of Rs 100 to 300 and every session will likely be of 15-20 minutes. The service is not going to be accessible between 10 pm and 6 am.
“This is the first time in the history of Railways that we will provide massage service for passengers’ comfort on running trains. It will not only increase revenue but also add passengers. Railways will earn an additional revenue of Rs 20 lakh annually, and an estimated increase of Rs 90 lakh per year through additional sale of tickets from about 20,000 passengers who will avail of the service,” mentioned Rajesh Bajpai, director, media and communication, Railway ministry.
“This is the first time such a contract has been signed,” he added.
In accordance with Railways, three to 5 folks will journey in every practice for dispension of the service, for which they are going to be offered IDs by Railways.
The scheme is a part of the Non-Fare Income Technology in Railways, whereby zones and divisions have been requested to return out with new and revolutionary concepts to generate non-fare income for the nationwide transporter.