Indian Railways Launches New Online Vendor Registration System (Download PDF)


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In-line with Government philosophy to make systems and procedures digital and transparent, Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) has launched New Online Vender Registration System for Railways.

Image of New Online Vendor Registration System

Image of New Online Vendor Registration System

Image of New Online Vendor Registration System

What is RDSO?

  • RDSO is the research arm of Ministry of Railways.

  • It functions as a technical adviser and consultant to the ministry of railways and associated units.

  • The RDSO suggestions are with respect to

    • design and standardization of railway equipment

    • problems related to railway construction, operation and maintenance

What is “New Online Vender Registration System”?

  • This system was evolved after comprehensive reviewing of the functioning of the RDSO.

  • This system provides major improvements and paradigm changes in the registration system over the earlier system.

Advantages of “New Online Vender Registration System”

The hallmarks of the new system are

  • Public access to the information

  • Expeditious process completion with defined timelines

  • Simplification of procedures

  • Round-the-year services

  • Availability of all related information on RDSO Website

  • Constant monitoring at all levels

  • Reduction in cycle timelines

  • Regular updation of online data

  • User friendly interface

Salient Features of the New System

  1. Vendor need not come to RDSO for any activity related to his case for registration.

  2. All activities in vendor registration cycle have been tied to specific timelines and in case these activities exceed the allotted timelines, a system-generated alert is flashed to all concerned officials for immediate corrective action in the matter.

  3. The process of documents scrutiny and physical verification of the Vendor’s facility has been made a parallel exercise- a major improvement over earlier process for reducing cycle timelines.

  4. Process has been made simpler and user friendly. At each stage, the vendor would get a system generated alert/acknowledgment regarding status of his case with details.

  5. Management dashboard has been provided for centralized monitoring of the whole procedure and the process workflow.

  6. Vendors can register for any of the item throughout 365 days of the year.

- Published/Last Modified on: February 21, 2018


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