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Human Chain for Safer Roads

NGO Drive Smart Drive Safe’s unique project titled ‘#1CroreHaathSaathSaat’ is slowly gaining momentum day-by-day. A first-of-its-kind in India to support the cause of alarming road deaths, the project envisages participation and engagement from the general public in the form of ‘Human Chain’. This ‘Human chain’ will be formed during the upcoming Road Safety week in Delhi starting from February 4 ...

Cameras on Cabs

The Gurugram traffic police is planning to install cameras on top of cabs and police vans to record violations and send challans, real time. The move was aimed at reducing dependency on constables to track violations and bring down chances of corruption. This will also reduce face-offs between violators and cops on the road. As part of a mechanism to ...

Bosch India strengthens its beyond mobility solutions

Bosch, a leading supplier of technology and services, continues to give boost to its beyond mobility business with smart solutions based on growing infrastructure and consumer demand. “Our business is in a process of profound transformation from a hardware focus to models that focus more on services and data. We have the capability to develop greenfield technology that can power ...

Autos to get more safety features

From October next year, all autorickshaws on Indian roads will have more safety features. There will be doors or passenger retention compartments to prevent anyone falling from the moving vehicle, mandatory use of seatbelt for drivers and dimensions of passenger and driver’s seats will be specified. According to officials, two-point retractable seat belt will be made mandatory for drivers. It ...

Intelligent smart poles in Vadodara

Vadodara Municipal Corporation in partnership with Indus owers, one of the world’s largest telecom tower company has announced successful deployment of 50 intelligent smart poles in the City. The poles will have provision for public Wi-Fi, Smart Bill boards, CCTV cameras and environmental censors. Wi-Fi will be available to the citizens through these hotspots. As many as 220 intelligent and ...

150 new buses in Surat

Surat Municipal Corporation will add around 150 buses to its existing fleet of city and BRTS buses by early 2019. With this the fleet size will increase to over 560. The civic body is planning to run more than 650 buses in the City on a daily basis with target of achieving ridership of 3.5– 4 lakh by the end ...

Elevated corridor project in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government has decided to take up an elevated corridor project to decongest city roads from January 2019. The project is aimed at providing effective modes of transportation, minimising maintenance cost of vehicles and ensuring road safety along with limiting carbon emission. The total length of the first phase corridor is 102.04 km. The project would be taken up ...

Hubballi Dharwad Smart city project

NEC Technologies India has bagged a contract to provide command and control centre components and other IoTenabled smart ICT systems for Hubballi Dharwad Smart city limiter.The project is expected to be implemented in a phased manner and will go live by mid-2019. NEC will implement an integrated command and control center, city wide surveillance system and ICT-based solid waste management ...

Service centres for citizens at RTOs

Goa state Directorate of Transport will soon have Citizen Service Centres (CSC) at all its road transport offices (RTOs). The centres will be equipped to provide a single-window delivery mechanism for various government services. With email and SMS-based status notification at every stage, the system will also be integrated with digi-locker, Aadhaar and a payment gateway.

Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Rail project

While the construction work of Mumbai- Ahmadabad High-Speed Rail project is yet to gain momentum, the planning for a new Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Rail project has already started. The distance between Delhi and Varanasi is approximately 750km. Moreover, the Indian Railways is already in process to make small length i.e. 500-800 km of High-Speed Rail corridors instead of making very ...

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