Now leave your worries about healthy vegetarian food while travelling by train as passengers will be able to order ‘satvik food’ from Govinda’s Restaurant during their journey from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station through e-Catering services.
A satvik diet is a pure vegetarian diet which includes seasonal fresh fruit, ample of fresh vegetables, whole grain, pulses, beans and sprouts.
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with this service keeping in mind the beliefs of Indian people. This facility has been introduced through Govinda’s Restaurant by Iskcon Temple Delhi (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), and the menu comprises satvik diet like deluxe thali, maharaja thali, purani Dilli vegetable biryani, vegetable dim sum, paneer dimsum, wok toss noodles, dal makhani, etc.
IRCTC has been set up as an extended arm of the Indian Railways with the aim to upgrade, professionalise and manage the catering and hospitality services at stations, on trains and other locations and to promote domestic and international tourism.
E-Catering is the latest addition to the catering and hospitality business of IRCTC through which the company has been able to amalgamate technology with food.
This Internet-based service is an initiative of IRCTC that allows passengers to book food of their choice from partner restaurants and food outlets through a mobile application while travelling on train.
Food is being delivered to the passengers on their respective seat/berth.
Passengers will be able to avail this service on IRCTC’s e-catering website or "Food-on-track" app.
Satvik food can be booked on Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station through Spicy Wagon (food aggregator) and select Govinda’s Restaurant by ISKCON Temple Delhi.
Travellers can place their orders at least two hours before scheduled journey time with a valid PNR, the statement said, adding that passengers may opt to pre-pay or on delivery, as per their convenience.
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