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Indian Railways number 139 gets verified by Truecaller: Here's what it means

Truecaller has now verified the Indian Railways number 139 to help curb frauds. Here's all you need to know.

India TV Tech Desk India TV Tech Desk
New Delhi Published on: October 28, 2021 17:51 IST
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Indian Railways number 139 gets verified by Truecaller.

National Railways Helpline 139, which is used by lakhs of Indians daily has now been verified by Truecaller Business Identity solutions. People will now see a green verified business badge logo while making calls to the 139 Helpline. In addition to this, verified SMS message headers will ensure that the customers know that they are receiving the communication about their bookings and other travel details from IRCTC only.

The verified tick mark icon will lock Indian Railways brand name and profile photo on Truecaller. This should help in a safer customer experience and reduce the chances of fraud.

Commenting on the association with Truecaller, Smt. Rajni Hasija Chairman & Managing Director IRCTC Said, “We are delighted to work with Truecaller on this new initiative. Through this engagement, we have moved a step forward in making IRCTC’s communication channels with the customers more robust, reliable and safe with technical collaboration with Truecaller thereby building trust with our customers.”     

IRCTC started the 139 Enquiry and Helpline Services in 2007 with Bharat BPO Services Limited as its technical partner in the project. The helpline receives about 2 lakh calls every day regarding train reservation, arrival and departure along with requests regarding security, medical and other special needs.

“Truecaller for Business already has hundreds of enterprises using our solutions globally to drive authentic conversations. We are very excited about working with IRCTC on this initiative and this is the first of many solutions. We remain committed to working with the government to increase trust in communication and playing a key role in supporting the digital India journey” said Rishit Jhunjhunwala, Managing Director, Truecaller India.

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