Business Idea: If you want to open a shop at the railway station, then know what is the process..
Indian Railways is running more than 13 thousand passenger trains every day. There are about 7,349 railway stations in the country, in which more than 2 crore passengers travel daily. In such a situation, you can also earn lakhs from thousands of passengers coming to these stations every day. Yes, if you are looking for a good business idea, then you can open a shop like a tea-coffee, food stall, or book stall at the railway station. You can earn a good amount of money just by selling tea and snacks at these railway stations. However, for this, you will have to follow some fixed process. Let us know how you can open your shop at the railway station.
How to open a shop at a railway station?
In today's time, passengers are getting airport-like facilities even at railway stations. Stations have everything from clean waiting areas to high-tech cafes and restaurants. In such a situation, Railways float tenders from time to time to open shops at stations. By getting these tenders, you can easily open your favorite shop at the railway station.
Where will you get the tender?
To open a shop at the railway station, you can check the active tender on the corporate portal of IRCTC. Apart from this, railways of different zones also keep giving information about tenders on their portal. This tender can be filled considering the eligibility of the type of shop you want to open. For this, you may have to deposit Rs 40 thousand to Rs 3 lakh. This fee may vary depending on the location and size of the shop.
How to apply?
To open a shop at a railway stations, the most important thing is to get space for the shop. In such a situation, you can check the corporate website of IRCTC and the official website of the zone from time to time. Railways shares all the information related to the tender here. If you also want to open a shop at the railway station, then you should have important documents like an Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID Card.
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