Pakistani IT Firm to Develop Software for Zimbabwe Railways


DevBatch, a Pakistani enterprise mobility company, has been chosen by the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to provide integrated solutions for mobile and web software solution, said a statement.

After a rigorous selection process which included various international players, DevBatch was awarded these projects by NRZ, it was announced.

The first project is to develop a website for NRZ’s passengers to reserve and buy train tickets online. This website will aim to provide NRZ’s passengers a simple, convenient and swift way of buying railway tickets.

The Pakistan based IT company will also work to develop back-office software for 8 to 10 levels of NRZ hierarchy. The software will assist NRZ to manage operations and finances related to ticketing. To make life easier for NRZ’s customers DevBatch will develop mobile apps for ticket collectors to issue and print tickets on the train carriages on and off station.

Commenting on winning these projects, DevBatch’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Waqas Pitafi said, “We are very excited to have won these projects amid touch competition from international competitors. DevBatch is representing Pakistan at the world stage and we are proud to have boosted Pakistan’s image in the global Information Technology (IT) industry.”

Hardware required for the development of these solutions will be provided by a local vendor located in Harare, Zimbabwe.

DevBatch has successfully served many global clients from USA, Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Bahrain and have provided end-to-end mobile solutions to our clients in Healthcare, Banking, Telecom and IT Sector.