Ministry of Railways has issued guidelines for online payment system for freight charges on April 30, 2021. This online payment system will be provided through freight business development (FBD) portal via State Bank of India’s payment gateway. It will provide the facility for collection of freight and all kinds of ancillary charges such as premium charge (in case of premium indent), wagon registration fee, demurrage, wharfage, siding charge, shunting charge, rebooking charge, diversion charge, etc. The system through FBD will be available 24×7. It will come into effect from June 1, 2021.
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