Indian Railways rolls out User Depot Module for Railway Information Systems across Western Railway
New Delhi, Sep 29: Indian Railways has rolled out User Depot Module (UDM) developed by the central government for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) digitally across all user depots of Western Railway.
In a press release, the ministry of Railways said, "User Depot Module (UDM) developed by CRIS (Centre for Railway Information Systems) was rolled out digitally across all User Depots of Western Railway by PC Sharma, Member (T&RS) on 28.09.2020."
The ministry said that the system will be implemented shortly across all Zones of Indian Railways.
"Railway's supply chain up to Stores Depots has already been digitized, however activities at user end are being done manually. Implementation of this system will bring in transformational changes from manual working to digital working with real-time transactions and online information exchange among all stakeholders. This will ensure digitization of complete supply chain, including user depots," it said.
According to reports, the system will also facilitate economy, efficiency and transparency besides improved asset management.
It will ensure improved service level and satisfaction to customers, the ministry said.