Vinod Bhatia | General Manager Centre For Railway Information Systems
Ministry of Railways

Vinod Bhatia, General Manager Centre For Railway Information Systems, Ministry of Railways

Experienced Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the transportation / trucking / railroad industry with skills in Operations Management, Freight, Transportation Planning, IT solutions, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management. 

As General Manager CRIS, Vinod is looking after development and maintenance of one of the largest Passenger Reservation System and Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) New Generation E-Ticketing Website.

Vinod Bhatia has been the Director of Indian Railways from March 2013 to April 2018.  As part of his role Vinod examined and recommended investment proposals of different Directorates. Vinod has considerable experience in operations, commercial, planning and safety aspects of Indian Railways.

Vinod has been university gold medallist of Bachelor of Technology and has completed MBA in International Business. Presently Vinod is pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.


Rail Live 2019 - 5th March @ 14:30

PANEL: What are the impacts of innovative ticketing technologies on transport and infrastructure?

  • Discuss the relevance and longevity of the smart card
  • How will the implementation of futuristic NFC, beacons, biometrics and implants affect operations and Overall strategy?
  • What are the possibilities for using blockchain in ticketing for rail?
last published: 15/Feb/19 15:55 GMT

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