Army to launch new software to digitalise personnel records  

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Army will on Thursday launch a new software that will computerise the records of over 12 lakh serving soldiers, sources said on Wednesday.

The software, ARPAN 3.0, will be launched by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday as part of the ‘Digital India Week’.

It is an upgraded version of ARPAN 2.0, which has been used to partially digitise the records.

The software will digitise details of soldiers, including personal documentation, unit administration, salary, leave, transfer and postings, besides various reports and returns.

An Army official said the software has been developed jointly by the Army Software Development Centre (ASDC) and Tech Mahindra.

The software would be used across 45 of the Army’s record offices in the country in a year.

Other long-term plans of the army include developing automation applications for equipment procurement, storage, maintenance, logistics management and a geographic information system (GIS), connectivity for which is provided through the secure Army Data Network, available to all units of the Indian Army.



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