Government Under Narendra Modi is Making Everything Digital and Now You can Check PNR Status through WhatsApp. For enhancing its service, The Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to provide live status updates of Trains through WhatsApp.
WhatsApp which is currently the most popular instant messaging platform & Passengers can get updates regarding various requests just by sending a request through WhatsApp.
Passengers can get updates regarding train timings, booking status, cancellation, platform number on which the train will arrive, by sending a request through WhatsApp. This will alleviate people’s dependence to call on 139 to get train status. This is one of the many initiatives undertaken by the Indian Railways to improve customers travel experience.
Now Check PNR Status Through WhatsApp
In order to avail this facility, passengers should save the number 7349389104 (via MakeMyTrip) on their mobile phones.
Thereafter whenever you require an update, Just send a specific train number on the afore-mentioned number through WhatsApp.
Thereafter details of the respective train will be provided to them. If the server is not busy, one can expect to get a response within 10 seconds of making the request.
However, passengers should be mindful that their train number won’t reach the server until they see two blue ticks on the WhatsApp text, which indicates that the message is delivered successfully.
Ministry of electronics and IT (MEITY) has also sent out a stern warning to WhatsApp earlier this month.
Asking the WhatsApp to immediately stop the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages filled with rumors and provocation” on it.
So much is happening in India recently on WhatsApp Features and Usages, there are many benefits also and this is one of them.