IRCTC joins hands with Manipur for tourism promotion

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August 08, 2016 10:02 PM

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and Manipur government have joined hands to provide improved hospitality and tourism services to their customers by making joint use of their capabilities and facilities.

IRCTC, a railways PSU, signed a MoU with Manipur to leverage their combined strength for development of tourism products and opening and managing catering outlets, budget hotels, handicraft shops at railway as well as other locations. (Reuters) IRCTC, a railways PSU, signed a MoU with Manipur to leverage their combined strength for development of tourism products and opening and managing catering outlets, budget hotels, handicraft shops at railway as well as other locations. (Reuters)

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and Manipur government have joined hands to provide improved hospitality and tourism services to their customers by making joint use of their capabilities and facilities.

IRCTC, a railways PSU, signed a MoU with Manipur to leverage their combined strength for development of tourism products and opening and managing catering outlets, budget hotels, handicraft shops at railway as well as other locations.

The MoU entails upon both the parties to identify areas of cooperation and draw up detailed plans, said a senior IRCTC official.

Signed by IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director A K Manocha and Manipur Tourism Secretary Nidhi Mani Tripathi last week, the MoU also aims to explore involvement of Self Help Groups (SHGs) in catering activities, setting up of water vending machines, use of Rail Neer (IRCTC’s packaged water) and development of lounges and greeting services for tourists.

Both would strive to market each other’s products and services through both outlets and websites, thus improving the range of services to their own customers, as per the arrangement.

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