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IRCTC’s online ticketing revenue at $3 billion in FY15; history

The 18 year old Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, or IRCTC as it is popularly known, has generated Rs 20,620 crore (~ $3.08 billion) in online ticketing with a profit after tax of Rs 130 crore ($19.5 million) from March 2014- March 2015, reports ET. This is up 34% from a year ago, when its revenue was Rs 15,410 crore ($2.3 billion), and a profit of Rs 72 crore ($10.8 million). IRCTC also posted income of Rs 1,141 crore ($171 million), including the sales of ticket service charge, Rail Neer bottled water, in house catering services and license fees from outsourced catering vendors. Its combined income from commissions on tickets, travel and tourism was Rs 670 crore ($100 million). ET cited Sandip Dutta, IRCTC’s PR manager as saying that bulk of the railway corporation’s sale was attributed to its interface…

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