IRCTC has Begun the Process of Empanelling Self-Help Groups for Providing Catering/Cooking Services
Indian Railways Encourage Sourcing of Products FROM SC/ST Entrepreneurs
Railway Minister said that Self-Help Groups not only provide employment to women but also respect and dignity. IRCTC has begun the process of empanelling Self-help groups for providing catering/cooking services. Indian Railways is partnering with NABARD to provide support and access to our IRCTC website to ensure extensive e- marketing for products produced by the Self-help groups which would lead to increase in rural incomes.
Shri Prabhu added that Indian Railways had partnered with Khadi and Village Industries Commission to support creation of employment and self-reliance in rural India resulting in the generation of 17 lakh man days. Indian Railways will continue to partner with them to develop products and services for passengers and also market them using Indian Railway’s vast resources and assets. Indian Railways will encourage sourcing of products from SC/ST entrepreneurs.