Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?

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Anonymous User asked 11-Mar-2018 in General Knowledge by Anonymous User

Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 29-Aug-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?

Smart Freight Operation Optimization & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) app was launched by the Ministry of Railways to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Sections. This is a major digital initiative by the Ministry of Railways which will help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations. The app will help the freight managers monitor and manage the freight business using the feature of Geographic Information System (GIS) and dashboards.

Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?

The features of SFOORTI app are as follows:

? Monitoring freight business

? Movement of freight trains can be tracked on Geographic Information System (GIS)

? In a single GIS view, passenger trains can be tracked over Zones/Divisions/Sections

? Efficient analysis of Zonal/Divisional traffic

? Providing end to end rake movement on Geospatial View

? Traffic routing for sections, zones and divisions

? Monitoring of all the freight assets in a single window

? Daily performance of traffic at interchange points can be viewed

? Performance monitoring of each zone and division with respect to loading and utilization of freight assets

Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?

The Ministry of Railways under the Government of India is responsible for rail transport in the country. Formed on 16th April 1853 the headquarters of the ministry is Rail Bhavan 1, Raisina Road, New Delhi. The state-owned Indian Railways is headed by the Chairman of Railway Board. Minister of Railways is appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister. The annual budget of the Ministry of Railways is 55,088 crores INR (US$ 8.6 billion). Minister of Railways heads the Ministry of Railways. Piyush Goyal is the Minister of Railways. He assumed office on 3rd September 2017. The deputy ministers responsible are Mr Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for Railways and Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways. The apex body of the Indian Railways, the Railway Board reports to the Ministry of Railways.

Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section?