Friday , 25 September 2020

Opinion

MetroCount Overcoming Road Challenges in India

World leader in automatic traffic monitoring, Australia based MetroCount has been exhibiting at Traffiicnfratech Expo regularly. According to Maurice Berger, Business Development Manager, the event has been the perfect place to share the company’s traffic monitoring solutions to government agencies, toll operators and survey companies India MetroCount has been consistently improving and developing new technologies to optimise traffic data collection. ...

We want to modernize 150 depots across Maharashtra

Anil Parab, Transport Minister, Government of Maharashtra speaks about his priorities, importance of technology in road safety and plans to rejuvenate the State Transport Corporation in an exclusive interview with Rahul Kamat As the newly appointed Transport Minister of Maharashtra, what are your priorities which you would like to take upon a warfooting note? At present, my priorities and focus ...

Interview “Bihar requires smart parking management system”

Once tagged as a leading BIMARU state in India, Bihar is successful in shedding the tag to become one of the important contributors to India’s GDP. The state, majorly known for violators is now adopting technologically advanced equipment to catch those offenders. TrafficInfraTech caught up with Sanjay Kumar Agarwal (IAS), Secretary, Transport Department and MD Bihar State Road Development Corporation ...

“With NIP in place, we expect speedy project awarding”

In an interview, Satish Parakh, Managing Director, Ashoka Buildcon speaks about government’s recent thrust on speeding infrastructure projects, company’s approach on road safety and smart highways vertical What are the opportunities ABL is eyeing being a Master System Integrator? ABL started thinking of Smart Highways vertical three years back with a vision of overall social development by leveraging the power ...

Interview “Last-mile connectivity attracts commuters to the Metro service”

In an exclusive interview, Padma Vibhushan awardee and the Metro man of India Dr E Sreedharan, speaks to Rahul Kamat about Metro policy, and how the government can make Metro projects play a vital role in improving urban mobility, reduce road accidents and pollution levels What are some of the key digital management initiatives and how the same can benefit ...

Due to ITMS a sense of order is developing on the Indian roads’

What are the various opportunities for surveillance players in the Smart Cities Mission? Given India’s burgeoning urban population and the limited infrastructure, smart cities utilise technology to improve the quality of life for citizens. Surveillance is one of the key features in the success of any smart city. ‘Smartness’ of a city lies in information gathering, storing, distribution and its ...

Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City Strengthening Public Transport

Can you take us through the present status of the Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City project? Two projects are being implemented under the Smart City Mission where the civic body has not spent any money. One project is setting up of solar rooftop plants on the civic-run Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial (YCM) hospital in Pimpri and another is water treatment plants in ...

MG Group Future of Mobility

Cars are turning out to be the biggest gadgets in the world. What are the big changes that are happening in the way we look at cars? Cars were largely considered a functional solution to the problem of getting from point A to point B earlier. The addition of the internet and the integration of cutting-edge technologies such as IoT, ...

‘Every technology Telangana wanted is exhibited here’

Mahender Reddy, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad City says the city can look forward to a state-of-the-art ITMS project soon The State of Telangana has been quite advanced when it comes to the use of technology. Can you dwell a little on that? After the formation of Telangana State, the government has given an excellent fillip, under the guidance of the ...

‘Focus on improving quality of Public Transport’

Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways opines that shared mobility is the future and India cannot be left behind You are convinced that the number of personal cars will get reduced sometime in future, and shared vehicles will take over. What is your vision on this trend? Well, the number of personal car ownership may not ...