Indian Railways HR services digitized, launches new mobile app for its employees

Indian Railways in a bid to digitize its operations has launched a new mobile app for its employees. The app will help lakh of railway employees to check thier employment record during the tenure of their job in the Indian Railways


The app which is known by the name of HRMS Mobile App was launched by Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav. The app is designed and developed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS).

All the employees of Indian Railways can now see data related to their service and communicate with administration for any changes with the help of this app, if required.

The Railway ministry in a statement said that, “The mobile application allows employee to view his historical data since his date of joining in Indian Railways including details related to his increments, promotions, awards, transfers, postings, leave, training, and composition of family as per records and nominations for retirement benefits. This information is not readily available to employee at present. It brings transparency to administration.”

This application will be single window communication system between Railway employees and Administration.

A comprehensive exercise of entry and validation of data related to service records of employees is going on at present in Indian Railways. Data of 93 % (11.19 lakh) serving railway employees has already been collected in this module.

The railway ministry in a statement has said, “Apart from information related to their profile and scanned copy of their service record, they can also see e-rervice record which is compiled based on entry made in HRMS application. Scanned copies of their physical service record are also available. It is an important milestone in computerization of HR related functionalities in Indian Railways”.

This app is available on Google Play Store – HRMS Employee Mobile App for Indian Railways.

How to access the employee records through the app

To access their records, employees need to register by entering IPAS No / PF No. An OTP will be sent to their Mobile No (As available in Railway records). Employee must enter OTP to complete registration process. If Mobile no. is not available, establishment section in Railway Board may be contacted to furnish access to this application.