IRCTC Offers Rs 10,000 Cash Prize Linking Aadhaar, Booking Tickets Using BHIM


New Delhi: Again good news for passengers after Tatkal ticket booking service given by IRCTC. Now they give cash prize for ticket booking and linking Aadhaar.

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been, for the past three months, running a lucky draw for passengers who verify themselves by linking their Aadhaar number with their user ID or book tickets on using BHIM/UPI.

The IRCTC selects five winners through computerized random lucky draw process and they are awarded a cash prize of Rs 10,000 each along with full cashback of the train fare paid. The scheme was started by Indian Railways on December 1, 2017 and will continue for six months since its date of inception.

Here are the terms and conditions for customers booking tickets after Aadhaar authentication:

IRCTC registered users who have authenticated themselves with AADHAAR KYC and booked at least one PNR and whose journey commences in the calendar month of that lucky draw scheme will be eligible for Lucky Draw Scheme for that particular month.

Eligible AADHAAR authenticated user also has to travel or commence their Journey after booking of the e-ticket in the calendar month of that lucky draw scheme.

Only those booked PNRs of AADHAAR authenticated users will be eligible for ‘Lucky draw scheme’ wherein Profile Name of user is matching with one of the Passenger Names on the booked PNR.

Cancelled and TDR filed PNRs for non-travelers will not be eligible for the Lucky Draw scheme.

In case more than one PNR of same user gets selected then only one PNR of the user will be considered for the Lucky Draw in the calendar month of that lucky draw scheme i.e., One user will get only One cash prize award. However, the same user will be eligible for Lucky Draw in any other following month.

Lucky winners will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- each along with refund of full train fare of the selected ticket (PNR) after the complete verification process to be done by IRCTC.

Every month Five (5) computerized randomly picked lucky PNRs among eligible PNRs will be selected for the Lucky Draw cash prize award.

The Names of Lucky Draw winners will be displayed on IRCTC website in the First week of the following month after verification of user details like mobile no, email, user id etc. of winners.

Winners will also be informed by IRCTC on their registered email ID & mobile number.
The lucky draw scheme is for six (6) months only w.e.f. 01.12.2017.

IRCTC reserves the right to disqualify any IRCTC user(s) from the benefits of this offer without assigning any reason to it.

IRCTC also reserves the right to discontinue this offer without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.

Terms and Conditions of the Lucky Draw Scheme for AADHAAR authenticated users and passengers may be modified by IRCTC in future with due notice.

Employees of IRCTC & CRIS will not be eligible for “Lucky Draw Scheme for AADHAAR authenticated users and passengers”.