Prelims Level
Mains Level

Why in news?

  • An ‘e-Drishti’ interface developed by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has been unveiled for the Union Railway Ministry.

E-Drishti Software:

  • The E-Drishti software is developed by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS).
  • This software includes an interface which provides summary information on punctuality of trains for the previous day.
  • There is also an interface which provides information on current train running on the Indian Railway network.
  •  In addition, there are interfaces providing details of freight earning, freight loading and passenger earnings for the previous day & month and cumulative for the year, in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year.
  •  Punctuality of passenger carrying trains is being also monitored rigorously to improve punctuality performance on a daily basis at Divisional, Zonal and Railway Board levels.
  • To ensure running of trains right time when pairing trains are running late, scratch rakes are inducted and rakes are standardized to the extent operationally feasible.
  •  Besides, punctuality drives are launched from time to time and staff involved in train operations is sensitized.
  • In addition, Zonal Railways have also been advised to have better coordination with Civil and Police authorities of states to deal with situations arising out of law and order problems.
Share Socially