Indian Army launches a Software for Infrastructure Management

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News: Indian Army has introduced a software named the “Infrastructure Management System(IMS)’ software.

 

Facts:

  • Aim: To automate the functions related to infrastructure development and management such as ascertaining availability of land, planning and monitoring of works among others.
  • Features: The scope of the software includes the following:
    • To automate works initiation, preparation of list and its approval by the Ministry of Defence(MoD).
    • To accord administrative approval and monitoring of execution by the CFA.
    • To automate approval of accommodation allocation/extension for children education ground, special children and Battle/Physical casualty.
    • Manage cantonment roads including emergency closure.
    • Monitor land encroachment, Old Grant Bungalows, VIP references and transfer/exchange of land.