IRCTC stocks gains over 2% after it revises food prices



 Stocks of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Tuesday advanced 2.65 per cent to end at Rs 887.45 apiece after it announced revised food prices.

According to the regulatory filing the revised prices (inclusive of GST) were: Rs 35 for Veg Breakfast, Rs 45 for Non-Veg Breakfast, Rs 70 for Standard meal and Rs 80 for meal with egg curry and Rs 120 with chicken curry.

A Veg-Biryani (350 gram) will cost Rs 70 while an egg Biryani Rs 80 and a chicken Biryani Rs 100. A 350 gram snack meal will cost Rs 50.

The railway ministry has asked the IRCTC and zonal railways to ensure that the price hike resulted in visible improvement in quality and hygiene of food being served at the railway stations. In order to achieve this objective, authorities will conduct intensive inspections," IRCTC said.IANS