IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Dr. A K Manocha, whose innovative technology-driven ideas have propelled the Railway PSU into the prestigious Fortune Next 500 list of Indian companies, has received the PSU Leadership Award for e-initiatives from the Jharkhand government.
Dr Manocha was felicitated with the award by Jharkhand Chief Minister Shri Raghubar Das for introducing a string of passenger-friendly IT initiatives, which have resulted in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) achieve a turnover of Rs 1,506 crore in 2015-16 as compared to Rs 1,141 crore in 2014-15, registering a growth of 32 per cent.
The award was presented during the ‘2nd eJharkhand’ event yesterday, which was organised by the Department of IT and e-Governance to highlight the pro-people initiatives launched by the state government.
Dr Manocha was also a key speaker at the session “PSUs for Driving Economic Growth’, where he made a strong case for Public Sector Undertakings to leverage technology for giving a fillip to the country’s economic progress and creating new e-Governance systems within their organisations.
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