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New Delhi : Railway minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on March 27, 2017,  inaugurated a conference on “IR-One ICT (One Information and Communication Technology) Building Digital Railway for Digital India” at National Rail Museum Auditorium, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Rajen Gohain, Minister of state for Railways, was also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Prabhu said, “It’s a very interesting programme. Over a period of time, huge growth is observed in IT Sector. There are huge opportunities in IT sector. IT industry looks around for business all around. They don’t look for business next door. IT industry has done well and there are lot of opportunities in India.”
IR-OneICT or Indian Railways One Information and Communication Technology Platform is an initiative to enable Indian Railways to deliver goods and services in tune with the demands of the fast growing economy by creation of logistics and transport capacity enabled by Digital platform, according to a PIB release. It shall involve use of digital technology to better connect the goods and services with the market and efficient internal management leading to higher customer satisfaction. Chairman, Railway Board, A K. Mittal, Pradeep Kumar, Member Staff, Railway Board along with other Board Members, Officers of Indian Railways and delegates from NASSCOM and IT industry also attended the conference. 

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