Investments in infrastructure in the Public Private Impact of Eleventh Plan Partnership telecommunication FDI .

costing more than INR 1.• Most infrastructure projects commissioned during the last two Plan periods witnessed time and cost overruns: around 42% of the total number of 564 infrastructure projects in India. are delayed and around 31% were sanctioned without any fixed commissioning date.5 billion. .

. • Originally operated by private companies Englishmen • In 1951 the systems were nationalized as one unit. the Indian Railways. becoming one of the largest networks in the world • It has the biggest employer in the world-1.INDIAN RAILWAYS • First in India in 1853 from Bombay to Thane.3 million(2012) • Indian Railways is an Indian state owned enterprise. owned and operated by the Government Of India through the Ministry of Railways • There are 14 public undertakings under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways.

14 public undertakings • Bharat Wagon and Engineering Co. Ltd (BCL) . Ltd. Ltd (BSCL) • Braithwaite and Co. (BWEL) • Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) • Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) • Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) • Indian Railway Construction (IRCON) International Limited • Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFC) • Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) • Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) • Railtel Corporation of India Limited (Rail Tel) • Rail India Technical and Economic Services Limited (RITES) • Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) • Burn Standard and Co.

Centre for Railway Information Systems(CRIS) • ROLE : Designs. develops.. now it is evolving into a good business process tool. Managing Director of CRIS Industry IT services IT consulting Founded July 1986 Founder(s) Ministry of Railways Headquarters New Delhi.”-M R Ramakrishnan.. • IT was only a management tool. India Services Information technology consulting services and solutions Employees 800 (2012) . implements and maintains most important information systems of Indian Railways.

• The working group for the Twelfth Plan estimates that internal resources available during the Twelfth Five Year Plan is around INR 364 billion as against planned investment requirements of INR2.654 billion .018 billion • Huge gap of INR1.

REASONS • Insufficient funds • Misplaced investment priorities • Lack of organizational reforms • Inability to attract private investments .

RBCS facilitates capturing of data. • National Train Enquiry System for latest train running timings • Vigilance Software System (VSS) VSS is designed specially for the requirements of Vigilance on Indian Railways and has been implemented in all the Zonal Railway Headquarters.IT • The Internet based E-ticketing reservation system whose front-end has been developed by IRCTC • Rail Budget Compilation System (RBCS) Developed for budgetary inputs from the different zones and production units of the Indian Railways. analysis of demands and pruning of the estimates for inclusion in the Railway Budget. VSS maintains information on vigilance cases / complaints including various reports and correspondence . building of database.

It also maintains information regarding the periodic and other rests. It provides information regarding the presence of crew at home station or at out station. monitoring of the crew knowledge through Quiz and has capacities to make the crew read the latest safety circulars put into the system for reading by the crew . maintains their status-wise records and assign s crew to trains. The software system has tools to support the safety monitoring of the crew by it nominated Inspectors.IT strategies • Railway crew management in India • CMS is software which provides information regarding railway crew at all times. The software systems gives SMS alerts to management and supervisors in case the crew levels falls below alarm level likely to effect the train operations. Road Learning & Traction knowledge.

Web Interface of ETMS queries has been developed on webserver ‘www. designed and developed to suit the working of all EXIM terminals in India. Through this interface. fair. and transparent method of procurement of material by the Railways through a web-based interface. In order to provide online information of containers to our’. any customer can track and trace his containers online lying at any of CONCOR’s EXIM terminals at any point of time. . and is to be expanded in the near future to all units of IR • Terminal Management System (TMS) captures all commercial information relating to goods traffic from booking to delivery • ETMS (EXIM Terminal Management System) is a centralized computer system. spread across the world. This system is presently in operation in a few units of IR.ccilweb.• E-Procurement system provides a secure.


there has been a 10% jump in wagon-loading without needing to add more wagons • The information is directly captured digitally and is fed into a relational database (Oracle). (BSNL) have been used to establish the network. The network is continuously being expanded to meet the growing demand . As of June 2005.5 days • And. the Railways have been able to reduce the turnaround time for freight wagons from 8 days to about 5. Railway owned digital microwave communication facilities complemented by channels hired from the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.about 1500 reporting devices have been commissioned at more than 500 locations of Indian Railways.. report can be generated used by operational and policy planners with whatever pivots they require • FOIS comprises the Rake Management System (RMS) for handling the operating portion and Terminal Management System (TMS) pertaining to the commercial transactions.FREIGHT OPERATIONS INFORMATION SYSTEM • Using FOIS. TMS has been installed at more than 300 locations and with the availability of infrastructure will cover all major handling points.