IITian created IRCTC faster than instant ticket booking app, police arrested

Created on: 2020-11-19 05:23:15 | Author: Team Sikshatoday | Home Page | University

Ranchi: IRCTC / Indian Railways, Tatkal Ticket Booking App: An IITian resident of Tirupur in Kerala was arrested by the Railway Police. The reason is that he had created a faster Tatkal ticket booking app than IRCTC. Now he is out on bail. And now we are hoping to work with the Indian Railways to improve their system.

S Yuvaraja, an IITian who graduated from IIT Kharagpur, was arrested by RPF officials on 23 October last month, RPF officials said he was being arrested under the Indian Railways Act 1989 for "unauthorized business of procuring and supplying railway tickets".

The reason for his punitive action was that in 2016, Yuvraj developed an app named 'Super Tatkal', and later created a ticket booking app called 'Super Tatkal Pro' Pro, through which tickets were booked at lightning speed Were. His apps became so popular that in a short time almost one lakh users of this app became. However, after Yuvaraja's arrest, it was removed from the play store.

According to the Huffington Post, when the 32-year-old youth came out of jail, he said that he wanted to help people through his app. He said that booking tickets or taking Tatkal tickets from IRCTC is quite a mess. It is easy to get tickets from their created app. He said that my motive is not wrong. I want to meet the Railway Board officials and talk on how to improve the process of ticket booking. I want to help the railways.

Yuvraj himself is out on bail at this time, and now looks forward to working with the Indian Railways to improve his system. Please tell that S. Yuvaraja has graduated from IIT Kharagpur and MIT from Chennai. They come from a family of farmers In the 12th, he topped his district. He has also interned at DRDO for three years. He is an aeronautical engineer. After serving in a firm in Bangalore, he is now busy in his software business. In Kharagpur, after thinking of getting tickets while studying, he had the idea of ​​making a ticket booking app in his mind.

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