Indian Railways to open online shop

Indian Railways subsidiary, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has partnered with to venture into online shopping.

Shop Online Trading Pvt Ltd (SOTPL), a subsidiary of, will be responsible for developing and managing the e-commerce platform for IRCTC.

“With this association, IRCTC is getting a ready-made supply chain with all products offering at one go powered by,” says CEO Manmohan Agarwal.

IRCTC gets close to 1.2 million daily visits generating 180 million ticket transactions every year thus making it the largest e-commerce site in the country. gets close to 100 million visits per annum and does over 2 million transactions annually.

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