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North Central Railways launches Apps NCR RASTA & Yatri RASTA

The North Central Railways (NCR) launched two mobile apps, NCR RASTA (Railway assets Summerised Tracking Application) and Yatri RASTA (Railway Approach to Station Tracking Application) for its employees and passengers, 
North Central Railways launches Apps NCR RASTA & Yatri RASTA
respectively, for locating assets and stations.

Details:

  • Both these apps are aimed at helping to fulfil twin objectives of better passenger service and asset maintenance by using cutting-edge technology and for handling emergencies.

NCR RASTA app:

  • It is for use of railway officers and staff and has exact mapping of all railway assets.
  • It will enable the railway staff to reach to the desired asset using Google Navigation in case of any emergency.

Yatri RASTA app:

  • It will allow general public to locate railway stations easily.
  • It is already available for smartphones running on Android and can be downloaded free of cost from Google Play Store.

About North Central Railway (NCR):

  • NCR is one of the seventeen railway zones in India. 
  • It is headquartered at Allahabad and comprises three divisions Allahabad, Jhansi and Agra.
  • It is known as the Workhorse of Indian Railways and is also referred as the heartbeat of Indian Railways.
  • It spans over parts of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh with about 3062 route Km of Broad Gauge comprising predominately, double line-electrified sections defining sides and diagonals of Golden Quadrilateral. 
  • The largest railway station in NCR is Kanpur Central.

Question:

Q. The North Central Railways (NCR) launched which two mobile apps, for its employees and passengers, respectively, for locating assets and stations?
a. NCR FASLA and Yatri FASLA
b. NCR RASTA and Yatri RASTAc. NCR MARG and Yatri MARG
d. None of the above
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