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Indian Railways is at the forefront of driving connectivity and development across India. The reach and scale of Indian Railways also make it an attractive avenue for investment and collaboration in modernization, digitization and implementation of new technologies for enhanced efficiency, safety and sustainability. The recent policy reforms and massive investments planned promise to position Indian Railways for the next phase of growth and transformation.

Indian Railways Highlights:
  • Vast Rail Network: Operating one of the largest rail networks globally, spanning 67,956 kilometres and serving 7,349 stations.

  • Impressive Train Fleet: Running 13,169 passenger trains and 8,479 freight trains daily.

  • Massive Daily Impact: Facilitating travel for 23 million people and transporting 3 million tonnes of freight daily.

  • Historic Capital Expenditure: Allocated Rs 2.40 lakh crore in the Union Budget 2023-24, nearly nine times the amount spent in 2013-14.

  • Visionary National Rail Plan: Aiming for enhanced routes, electrification, and ambitious speed goals by 2024.

  • Future-Ready Infrastructure: Investing Rs. 5,000,000 crores by 2030 for modernization and becoming a Net Zero Carbon Emitter.

  • Revolutionary Projects: Showcasing innovations like Vande Bharat Express and the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor.

  • Lucrative Investment Opportunities: 100% FDI allowed in smart rail technology, high-speed trains, e-ticketing systems, and more.

  • Digital Advancements: Leveraging IoT and CPS for improved safety, efficiency, and maintenance.

To explore the advancements in IoT and CPS systems, the "Elets National Smart Railway Conclave" will take place in New Delhi on July 6th.

Organised by Elets Technomedia in collaboration with the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) & the Ministry of Railways, this one-day event will bring together key stakeholders from user organisations, academia, and industry to delve into the latest technological advancements revolutionising the rail and transportation sector.

Join us on July 6th in New Delhi at the Elets National Smart Railway Conclave to
  • Discover vast investment potential
  • Forge partnerships
  • Leverage prospects from India's rapidly expanding rail network

Don't miss this exclusive platform to forge partnerships and leverage the burgeoning prospects offered by India's rapidly expanding rail network.

Express Interest

'IoT and Cyber Physical Systems in Railways & the Transport Sector'

Special Highlights

Stellar Speaker Line-Up
Excellent Networking Opportunities
State-of-the-art Expo
200+ Attendees
Informative Panel Discussion
15+ Sponsors And Exhibitors
Technology Presentation
Special eGov Magazine Issue


Ticketing and AFC ( Automatic Fare Collection)

Rolling Stock - On board and wayside diagnostics

Fixed infrastructure - on site and vehicle-mounted including BIMS

Last mile networks, edge computing and edge datacentres

IoT / CPS in warehousing and logistics

GIS systems and applications

Analytics, AI/ML for IoT systems

Image processing for diagnostics

Security in OT systems

Industrial IoT in manufacturing of rolling stock

Train control, signalling and safety


Program Chair

G.V.L Satya Kumar

Managing Director
Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)


Co-Program Chair

Sarat Sahai Mathur

Group General Manager
(CCCO and EA)

Key Speakers

Key Speakers

Vijay Devnath

Group General Manager (Infrastructure & Security) & CISO
Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)
Key Speakers

Dr. Anirudh Gautam

Principal Executive Director,
Resource & Testing Vertical
Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) Lucknow
Key Speakers

HK Raghu

Sr. Professor Rolling Stock
Indian Railways Institute of Transport Management, Lucknow
Key Speakers

Dr Deepak Tripathi

Technical RITES

Key Participants

The summit will bring together top stakeholders for exchange of ideas, best practices and vision to encourage innovation in rail and transport sector.
Indian Railways and its affiliated organizations
Railway Zones

Railway Production Units & PSUs
Suppliers of Railway and Metro Track
Metro Rail Authorities

Technology Providers

Manufacturers of Rolling Stock and Locomotives

Suppliers of Signaling and Telecommunication Systems
Industry Analysts & Consultants

Developers of Rail Infrastructure

Manufacturers of Rolling Stock and Locomotives
Manufacturers of Rail Products, Components, & Equipment
Firms specialising in Digital Rail Solutions

Investors in the Rail Industry

Firms in the Freight, Transport, and Logistics Sector
Academic and Financial Institutions

Suppliers of Rail and Metro Rolling Stock

Key Discussion Points

  • The Future of Rail Transportation: Trends, Technologies & Opportunities for Innovation in the field of IoT and Cyber Physical Systems
  • Sustainable Rail: Role of IoT in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Performance
  • Evolving Customer Experience in Rail: Meeting the Demands of Modern Passengers with IoT based applications
  • Leveraging Innovation for Last Mile Connectivity
  • Opportunities for Use of Technologies i.e. Building Information Management (BIM) Systems; Identification & Tracking using Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Drones in Railways: Current Applications & The Road Ahead
  • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) & IoT for Sustainable & Green Railways
  • Digital Twins for Railway Operation
  • The Need for Security in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
  • Emerging Technologies in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and IoT systems
  • & many more


We are excited to showcase the latest technologies, trends, and innovations in the transportation industry at our state-of the-art expo alongside the Elets National Smart Railway Conclave, with a vision to facilitate one stop collaboration and networking platform for stakeholders. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and interact with leading experts in the transportation industry, share ideas, and forge new partnerships.

The expo promises to be an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in the future of transportation. If you are passionate about innovation and technology, this expo is a must-attend event.

Why collaborate and be at Elets National Smart Railway Conclave

Why Sponsor?

Joining as a partner/sponsor at the Elets National Smart Railway Conclave presents a gateway to unlock new business prospects, foster collaborations, and shape the future of transportation.

Our Partners

Host Partners
Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)

The Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), an organisation under the Ministry of Railways, plays a crucial role in providing IT solutions for the key functional areas of the Indian Railways. The organisation is headquartered in New Delhi and operates several regional offices across the country.

Since its inception, CRIS has been instrumental in transforming the railways' operations and services through the effective use of technology. Through its various IT systems and applications, CRIS has helped streamline processes, enhance operational efficiency, and provide better services to millions of passengers and freight customers who rely on the Indian Railways for transportation.

Ministry of Railways

The Ministry of Railwaysm under the Governmnt of India plays a significant role in the administration and development of the country’s vast rail network, one of the largest railway systems in the world.

Throuh its various initiatives, it aims to provide efficient transportation services, foster economic growth, and contribute to the overall development of the country.

Past Speakers

Loknath Behera

Managing Director
Kochi Metro Rail Limited

Ved Parkash Dudeja

Vice Chairman
Rail Land Development Authority
Ministry of Railways

V. Ajith Kumar

Managing Director
Kerala Rail Development Corporation

Sanjay Kumar

Railway Recruitment Board

Rajesh Agarwal

Managing Director
Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation

MD Bhutia

Special Secretary
Transport Department
Government of Sikkim

K Sethu Raman, IPS

IGP & Commissioner of Police, Kochi
Kerala Police

Raj Mohammad Malik

Additional Secretary to Government
Jammu & Kashmir Transport Department

Vijay Devnath

Group General Manager (Infrastructure & Security) & CISO,
Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)
Ministry of Railways

Hari Kumar R

General Manager( Technology Planning )
Bharat Electronics ( BEL)

Dr M.P. Ramnavas

Director (Projects)
Kochi Metro Rail Limited

Sharat Sahai Mathur

Group General Manager
(CCCO and EA)
Centre for Railway Information Systems
Ministry of Railways

Sajan P John

Chief Operating Officer
Kochi Water Metro Ltd

Dr Satheesh Babu

Head of the Department
Department Of Ship Technology
Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT)

Learn and Network with Who’ Who in the industry at the Elets National Smart Railways Conclave on 6th July in New Delhi.

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Event Details

Venue - Eros Hotel, New Delhi

Date - 6th July 2023

Time - 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM


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