The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to ensure the safety and security of booking data under its air ticketing service for Indian frontier troops. guard strength. BSF said in a statement: “In addition, the pact will ensure the possibility of additional baggage, lounge, freight and less cancellation or rescheduling fees for authorized BSF personnel.
“The Memorandum of Understanding for the BSF Air e-Ticket Service was signed with an IRCTC official in the presence of BSF Managing Director Pankaj Kumar Singh, Rajni Hasija, CMD IRCTC, Seema Kumar, Additional Member (T&C), Railway Board and other senior officials from BSF and IRCTC at BSF FHQ, New Delhi,” BSF added.
This service will provide a dedicated online portal with a 60-day credit facility, the statement said.
“This in-house Air reservation system will ensure safety and security of reservation data with additional baggage, lounge, cargo facility and less cancellation or rescheduling fees for authorized BSF personnel.”
The MoU is significant in terms of providing better facilities for BSF staff, which monitors 3,323 km of Indo-Pakistan borders and 4,096 km of Indo-Bangladesh borders.
In another related development, the Indian government’s DigiYatra platform will be deployed at Hyderabad International Airport for three months from August 18. DigiYatra will facilitate paperless travel and avoid multiple identity checks at the airport, allowing for a smooth and hassle-free journey.
With DigiYatra, passengers will be automatically processed based on a facial recognition system at certain checkpoints: one at the Departure 3 interior gate and another at the security area (SHA) in the terminal building passengers.
The DigiYatra technical team has developed an exclusive mobile application for registration, which must be downloaded to receive the benefits offered by the DigiYatra program. The app was launched on August 15 by the Prime Minister of India. The beta version of the DigiYatra app is currently available through the Google Play store. The same app will be available on the App Store for iOS users in a few weeks.
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