NSG Becomes 1st Central Force To Opt for e-Ticketing Instead of Railway Warrant

The National Security Guard will be the first central paramilitary force to opt for e-ticketing instead of the railway warrant under an agreement signed with the IRCTC. 

An MoU was signed between the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation and the NSG at the headquarters of the special force (New Delhi). This system will eliminate the need for carrying railway warrants by the NSG personnel.
What is Railway Warrant:
A railway warrant is a voucher issued for train travel for certain categories such as government employees, security force personnel and retirees at subsidised rates or free of charge, exchangeable for a ticket.
Source- India Today

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • NSG is Federal Contingency World Class Zero Error Force to deal with anti-terrorist activities in all its manifestations.
  • It was established in 1984.
  • Sudeep Lakhtakia is the present Director General of NSG.


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