Tuesday , 12 November 2019

Features

Energy efficient street lights

LED or Induction Lamps which are energy efficient and cost effective are gradually replacing the conventional street lights like sodium and metal halide lamps

Intelligent Door System

The special automatic sliding doors for use at the bus stops of BRTS have been provided by Technocrats Security Systems Pvt Ltd and are in normally closed and locked position. They are operated by the driver sitting inside the bus. Each door (there are four doors at each stop) has an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader mounted by its side ...

UTTIPEC Improving Delhi traffic – the unified approach

When it comes to development of traffic infrastructure and management, all Indian cities/towns face a common problem – the involvement of a number of government and semi- government bodies. The problem has been very acutely felt in the National capital territory of Delhi with increased capacity building by way of roads, flyovers, metro rail and MRTS. Lack of coordination and ...

Commonwealth Games – Reaching the fields

The management of mobility of the athletes and the spectators within Delhi is one important area the Organising Committee of Commonwealth Games 2010, New Delhi, is seriously working on. More than the numbers, it is the different categories of people to be catered to — athletes, their relatives, accompanying officials, media, technicians, VIPs, tourists and the spectators — that calls for meticulous preparation and synchronisation with various agencies including the Traffic Police and Delhi Transport Corporation.

Monorail Mumbai’s new travel option

Mumbai Monorail, based on straddle-beam technology, will make travel faster, easier and comfortable. It will also make it possible to introduce travel options in congested areas with twists and sharp turns.

Triumph in precision engineering

D K Sharma, Project Chief Engineer, HCC and overall in-charge of the Bandra Worli Sea Link, speaks from the engineering perspective.

Bandra Worli Sea Link Bridge of HOPE

In a whirly bird over the arc of the Mahim Bay, the gigantic towers of the city's most recent infrastructural marvel, the Bandra Worli Sea Link, appear like an apparition in steel rising out of the sea, hands, as it were, folded in a namaskara, the traditional Indian gesture of obeisance, even as the waves below gently wash the Mumbai shore in an act of abhisheka.

Going Hybrid

If the government’s efforts in providing alternative vehicle technology bear fruit, Hybrid Vehicles might soon run on Indian roads, thereby leading to greater fuel economy and lower emissions

Environment Impact decides the way

Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) has emerged as the most famous tool for environment protection in recent times as it focuses on the amalgamation of the environmental management into the decision making process for sustainable development.

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