From July 10, 2012 reservation of tatkal tickets will start from 10 a.m. instead of 8 a.m.
The Railways on Friday said ‘no authorised agents will be allowed to book tatkal tickets during the first two hours.
Officials said separate tatkal booking counters will be opened. CCTV cameras will be installed to monitor irregularities.
New rules barred booking clerks from carrying mobiles inside the counters.
The pressure on the e-ticketing site would also reduce considerably.
At present, tatkal scheme is available in as many as 2,677 trains which means around 1.71 lakh berths available in tatkal scheme.