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IT Enabled Applications For Transparency in Indian Railways

ICTpost News Network

New Delhi: June 4, 2017

Railways have introduced several IT enabled applications to bring transparency on the sidelines of Digital India initiative. The details and benefits accruing to passengers are as under: –

1. Computerised Passenger Reservation System (PRS) – This system helps in computerised booking of reserved accommodation on trains in a transparent manner. Mobile application for reserved ticketing has also been launched.

Mobile application for unreserved ticketing has also been launched in suburban sections

Mobile application for unreserved ticketing has also been launched in suburban sections

2. Computerised Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) – This system is implemented for issuing unreserved tickets across counters. Mobile application for unreserved ticketing has also been launched in suburban sections.

3. Computerised booking of Railway Retiring Rooms – Passengers can book retiring rooms online.

4. Several other IT applications viz., train running status enquiry through Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS), computerised booking of parcels, complaint management, etc., have also been implemented for passenger convenience.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha.