Railway Ministry launches 3 IT enabled apps

The Union Ministry of Railways has launched 3 IT (Information Technology) enabled apps to bring transparency in Indian Railways on the sidelines of Digital India initiative.

These app projects were launched by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu at through Video-Conferencing from Rail Bhawan at a function held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Three IT enabled apps are

  • Hand Held Terminals for TTEs: It is pilot project of Northern Railway that will help in updating status of passenger list of the whole train.
  • Based on the list food-chart/occupancy chart will be manually prepared.
  • Paperless unreserved ticketing mobile application: It can be used for booking unreserved tickets on many suburban and some long distance routes.
  • E-booking of disposable linen on trains: Allows passengers to avail bedroll kits through online booking and from IRCTC set up select outlets on the station.

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