Railway Minister Piyush Goyal would soon be able to monitor the entire rail network, including movement of trains and earnings of the national transporter, live in his office through a software.
The system could also become available for the general public soon as the railways is mulling putting up such screens on its premises to promote transparency, officials said.
The software, ‘eDrishti’, was developed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) and it will let Goyal directly track any information on just a click of mouse, a senior official said.
The software would give the minister a bird’s eye view of freight and passenger earnings, freight loading and unloading, punctuality, major projects, grievances, live trains, station details, and much more, the official said. Read More