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COVID-19 digital push: Railways moves over 4 lakh files, 12 lakh documents online


Due to availability of e-office, majority of file work in Railways can continue smoothly without physical presence in offices which is a boon in a time of crisis like this, says RailTel CMD, Puneet Chawla

In the past four months when the entire country was in various stages of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the Railways has digitised over 12 lakh documents like letters, bills, office orders, project drawings and more than four lakh files, scrapping their manual handling and reducing not just physical contact between officials but also operational costs.

The use of Railways’ e-office has grown manifold since the ...


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