Friday , 20 September 2019

National

Flagging Off by Anil Shukla, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Delhi

IJS Electronics, one of the exhibitors at TrafficInfraTech show, introduced the service vehicle for on road emergency services to the traffic police and other departments using company?s highway patrol vehicles. The mini van equipped with spare parts and repair kit was flagged off by Anil Shukla at the event. Commenting on the need of such products he said, ?The service ...

Railway Board Chairman

The Railways recently appointed Arunendra Kumar as the new Chairman of the Railway Board. Kumar, who is a Member Mechanical of the board, had also been holding additional charge of Chairman since June 30

DIMTS launches Bus Information application

Delhi Integrated Multi Modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS) has launched an application for the web and Android mobiles that helps commuters plan their road trips in the city. When the commuter at a bus stop types in the route number of the bus required, the application gives the list of bus stops covered by the route number and the estimated ...

Higher insurance premiums for traffic violators

The Pune Municipal Corporation has proposed that traffic violators be made to pay an increased insurance premium. The Corporation plans to share violation data gathered from the Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) with insurance companies. The ITS is expected to be operational in four months, after it receives approval by the civic body. A network of fibre optic cables for the ...

50,000 kids and 5,000 women to be trained on road safety

Hope Foundation, a Bangalore based NGO, in collaboration with Volvo India, plans to launch an initiative to train about 50,000 high school pupils across Karnataka and about 5,000 women from villages and city slums in the next one year. The pupils and women will be educated on the importance of using footpaths while walking, being alert while crossing roads and ...

Gujarat Metrolink Express on fast track

The Gujarat government has put the Rs. 19,000cr Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad metro project on the fast track. Work on the first phase of the project is scheduled to begin in October. The project which is based on the advanced Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) technology will have driverless trains in the near future. The Special Purpose Vehicle for the project has begun ...

Nod for 17 infrastructure projects

The Prime Minister?s Office has approved 17 major infrastructure projects in the current fiscal year. These include the Mumbai elevated rail corridor, a major port, a greenfield airport in Navi Mumbai and locomotive projects. These projects have been identified by key infrastructure ministries and the progress will be monitored on a regular basis. Among the major road projects, Eastern Peripheral ...

More airports on PPP model

The Civil Aviation Ministry plans to award contracts for six airport projects – Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and Guwahati to private players on a PPP model before the end of this year. The Ministry is in talks with related agencies for finalising bidding criteria, documents and consultants to execute a privatisation plan that proposes 74% equity in the airports ...

Kistler Instruments installs Weigh-in-Motion Sensors

Kistler Instruments India Pvt. Ltd. has done its first model installation of its Lineas Weigh-in-Motion Sensors in collaboration with M/s. Rajdeep Info Techno Pvt. Ltd. at Charoti Toll Plaza on Surat, Dahisar Highway, 100km from Thane. The installation took place as a standard layout, consisting of 4 Lineas sensors along with a Light Beam Array, as a part of other ...

BEST feeder services for metro and monorail

Mumbai?s exclusive public transport provider BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking) is planning on providing citizens feeder services which would help them connect with the upcoming Mumbai metro and monorail services, similar to its existing bus services for the city?s suburban railway system. The new services would begin with a service for the monorail corridor between Chembur and Wadala, ...

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