Online Tatkal Ticket Booking Softwares Under CBI investigation


New Delhi: Several online software used by travel agents to crack the immediate booking system has come under the scrutiny of CBI. Agency sources told here today that during the investigation against CBI’s own programmer Ajay Garg, the CBI found that such a large number of software are easily available at a fixed price. Garg had created such an illegal software.

CBI sources said that this software is being used to crack the railway ticketing system. Through these, the speed of the booking process increases and many tickets are booked. Sources said that Neo Software Garg has created. There are many programs like this software, which are available online. An official said, “All such software is within the preview of the investigation. We are investigating them and will take action soon after getting any illegalities in their operation. ”

Sources said that the software works on the ‘Auto-Phil’ system, under which details of people who want a lot of tickets are put in place and they are kept ready at the IRCTC’s website 10 am before the booking starts immediately.

They said that this software accelerates the process of issuing PNR and they do not have to take the captcha of IRCTC. Also, many IDs are logged in and at the same time, a lot of tickets are booked with just one click.

CBI spokesman Abhishek Dayal said that such software is illegal in accordance with the IRCTC Rules Act. It is also illegal under the Railway Act. It is also alleged that the accused used to make money on the use of such software by some booking agents and accumulated a lot of money from these objections.

He had told that the CBI has arrested Assistant Programmer and one of his associate Anil Gupta for making the software available and providing them to the agents at a fixed price.

It is worth mentioning that Garg (35) had joined the CBI in 2012 through a selection process and was working as an assistant programmer. Earlier, he was from IRCTC between 2007 and 2011, which runs the ticketing system.



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