NCR LAUNCHES TWO MOBILE APPS FOR LOCATING ASSETS & STATIONS: onE FOR RAILWAY STAFF AND THE OTHER FOR GENERAL PUBLIC
The North Central Railway, on Wednesday, 17th of October, 2018, launched two mobile applications called ‘NCR RASTA'(Railway Assets Summarized Tracking Application) and ‘YATRI RASTA' (Railway Approach to Station Tracking Application). The applications were Launched by General Manager/NCR, Shri Rajiv Chaudhry, in the Vindhya Hall of the NCR Headquarters in Subedarganj (Allahabad). The ‘NCR RASTA' App is for the use of Railway Officers and staff and has exact mapping of all railway assets. It will enable railway staff to reach desired asset using Google Navigation in case of any emergency. The 'YATRI RASTA' App will, likewise, allow general public to locate their railway stations easily. The ‘YATRI RASTA' App is already available for smartphones running on Android and can be downloaded free of cost from Google Play Store. Speaking on the subject, GM/NCR said that Indian Railways and NCR as a part of IR, are committed to leveraging the latest technology for making the journey of Railway Passengers easier, pleasant and memorable. “ We are also committed to the use of cutting edge technology in better maintenance of Railway Assets and for handling emergencies. Both these apps are aimed at helping us fulfil our twin objectives of passenger service and asset maintenance” he added. The apps have been developed by the IT department of NCR, headed by Chief Manager(IT), Shri Anshoo Pandey.