Railways to roll out ERP project shortly


For efficient management of its huge human resources, is rolling out enterprise resources planning (ERP) project, a massive IT project, to integrate the entire freight, passenger and administrative operations across the country.

is witnessing revolution which will bring about a great change benefiting the economy, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here today.

He said the system will act as tool for fighting corruption and currently is also becoming part of the online system.

The entire procurement and tendering process in are now online. recruitment board examination is also online to make it transparent and corruption free, Prabhu said.

He further said is embarking upon the ERP programme, which will perhaps be the largest in the world.

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is business process management software that allows an organisation to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business and automate many back office functions related to technology, services and human resources. ERP software integrates all facets of an operation – including product planning, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing – in a single database, application and user interface.

Prabhu further said will be benefiting from the demonetisation drive launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.