E-Pass module launched for online pass generation and ticket booking developed by CRIS

Chairman Railway Board has launched E-pass module of Human Resource Management System (HRMS) developed by CRIS through video conferencing which was also attended by FC/Railways, all Board Members, CMD/IRCTC, MD/CRIS, all GMs, PCPOS, PCCMS, PFAs and DRMs.

  • DG/HR briefed about the various aspects of the e-Pass module and its phased implementation strategy.
  • Process for issuance of pass have been largely manual in IR.
  • Also there was no facility for booking of ticket online on Pass for Railway employee.
  • The E-Pass module has been developed by CRIS under HRMS project and will be rolled out over Indian Railways in phased manner. 
  • With this facility Railway employee is neither supposed to come to office for applying for Pass nor has to wait for pass being issued. 
  • Employee will be able to apply for pass online from anywhere and get the E-Pass generated  online. 
  • Complete process of application and generation of Pass is mobile friendly. 
  • Ticket booking on pass may also be done online on IRCTC site apart from earlier facility of counter booking from PRS/UTS counter.
  • This facility will help Railway employee in using their pass hassle free and simultaneously make working of all officials involve in issuance of Pass smooth.
  • HRMS project is a comprehensive plan for digitization of complete HR process of Indian Railway. 
  • Total 21 modules has been planned in HRMS. 
  • Basic data entry of around 97% railway employees has been completed in Employee master and E-Service record modules of HRMS which had been launched last year.
  • CRIS is also going to launch Office order module and settlement modules of HRMS very shortly.

Source: PIB-Press Release