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To ICU on wheels from KSRTC

Pic  source: Times of India Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)  has launched ‘Sarige Suraksha’ ( ‘ICU on wheels’)  equipped with five oxygen beds, patient monitoring devices, IV line, provision for ventilator, emergency medicines and backup generator. KSRTC’s inhouse team built this facility at a cost of Rs 10 lakh.   Deputy CM and Transport Minister Laxman Savadi  said 12 ‘oxygen ...

Indian Railways completes arch closure of Chenab Bridge.

Source:- Livemint.com The construction of the arch of the world’s highest railway bridge that soars 359 metres above the bed of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir  has  been  completed.   Constructed   as part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link (USBRL) project,  the  1.3-kilometre-long bridge  would  improve  connectivity to the Kashmir Valley. The 5.6-metre last piece of metal (closure segment) was ...

Highway projects approved for Madhya Pradesh.

Source: The hindu Business Line Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has recently  sanctioned road development projects of 291 km worth 726Cr for the state of Madhya Pradesh These projects include preparation of detailed project reports for upgradation of declared National Highway (572 Km) at a cost of 17.72 crore besides strengthening of road section of Sagar-Chhatarpur on NH 86/934 ...

BMRCL gets new MD

Karnataka Government  has appointed Rakesh Singh, an IAS officer from the 1989 batch, as the Managing Director  of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. Ajay Seth who served as MD of BMRCL for 30 months has been appointed as Secretary of Economic Affairs by the Central government. Rakesh Singh is also the Additional Chief Secretary of Water Resources Department and working ...

Budget 2021 gives a Boost to Infrastructure Sector

To further improve the  country’s infrastructure, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crore in the next fiscal. The focus is also on creating institutional structures and giving a big thrust to monetizing assets to achieve the goals of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP). This will require a major increase in funding both ...

NHAI partners with technical institutes

National Highways Authority of India  has signed MoUs  with 200 technical institutes to encourage them for voluntary adoption of highway stretches for research. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has stated that   NHAI has introduced an initiative to associate with reputed Institutes like IITs NITs and  AICTE approved engineering colleges for mutual cooperation for the dissemination of respective expertise on ...

Prama Hikvision introduces new ColorVu offerings

Prama Hikvision has Introduced new ColorVu offerings for more vivid 24/7 colorful imaging, and has first included 4K and varifocal cameras in the full-color range. Conventional cameras with infrared lighting only provide black and white images for night monitoring. However, Hikvision ColorVu technology resolves this common challenge faced by many security camera users, enabling cameras to produce colorful videos even ...

VARAM PARKING PVT LTD (A VARAM Group Venture)

VARAM PARKING provides Stack Parking in various Models to Park any size of Cars, right from a Small Sedan to a Large SUV. These models can be accommodated On the Outside or in the basement, even with a low height. All these are self-standing system and no external supports are required at site. Our Systems min self weight is around ...

Including Provisions for new technology in road contracts

Sudhir R Hoshing Road Safety Solution/Technology is having prime role in safety aspects of the Road Infrastructure considering the fatal accidents in our country every year. Sudhir R Hoshing, Joint Managing Director – IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited emphasises on the need to have an effective collaboration between Infrastructure developers and technology providers to optimise road safety. Globally, new technological options ...

Trial Run of E-highway

Ease of Doing Business of emerging technologies, ASSAR has recently organised assembly of Electric vehicles at India Gate for the Tech-Trial Run on Yamuna Expressway between Delhi – Agra under National Highway for Electric Vehicle (NHEV) project (210 km E-Highway). The project, an advanced PPP model Annuity Hybrid E-Mobility prototype has been supported by various government and private entities to ...