New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) is set to resume serving cooked food in trains, which was discontinued when the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, from today (Feb. 14). The IRCTC said that such food is already being served in 428 trains.
Of the total number of trains, cooked food had already been restored by 30 percent by Dec. 2021, 80 percent by Jan., 2022 and the remaining 20 percent shall be restored by Feb. 14, 2022. Cooked food on premium trains (Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto) had already been restored last December. Ready to eat meals would also continue.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation had also recently allowed airlines to serve meals on all domestic flights. This comes as the COVID-19 situation in the country seems to stabilise.