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Govt launches eDrishti software to monitor trains

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Aiming to add more facilities for the passengers Indian Railways has launched ‘eDrishti’.

The software, which has been developed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS). The software has also been connected with the base kitchens of the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) following complaints regarding the quality of food served on trains.

Indian Railways has unveiled this software to help Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to keep a track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings – and much more – from anywhere in the country. The minister will reportedly be able to keep a track of all information related to Indian Railways.

A senior Railway Ministry official told IANS that the Minister can track any information with just a click of the mouse — whether from his office or while on the move. The Minister will also be able to know at any given point of time the day’s freight and passenger earnings, freight loading and unloading, punctuality, progress of major projects, and public grievances.

Further, the movement of trains across the country, and details of railway stations and many more informations will be in the reach of Railway minister.

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