Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Interviews

“These technologies will give us a better control on the road”

Diwakar Raote, Minister, Transport, Government of Maharashtra spent over half a day at TrafficInfraTech Expo to understand the latest technologies displayed. He tells TrafficInfraTech that he wishes to implement many of these solutions in Maharashtra. You spent a lot of time visiting most of the stalls and understanding the technologies. What is your impression of TrafficInfraTech Expo? I went to ...

“We are trying to include traffic discipline in school curriculum”

Dr. Praveen Gedam, Transport Commissioner, Government of Maharashtra believes that computerization with seamless integration of various departments is the key to successful enforcement. He is also of the view that automated testing will become compulsory in a few years. At present, he is busy working out a process that makes traffic studies a part of school curriculum What were you ...

“Our prime focus to use technologies displayed here will be the rural areas”

What type of technologies were you looking at when you came to TrafficInfraTech Expo? Could you find them? We came looking for various IT solutions like solutions for improving management and punctuality of our buses, vehicle tracking systems, RFID for bus bay systems, systems/ technology for women safety, etc., that could be introduced in our buses. I could find some ...

“A bulk of the 38 toll plazas have been connected for ETC lanes”

Leena Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, assures that most of the toll plazas on the National Highways have been connected in the last one year and that the payment solutions, including payment though mobile, are being given the final touch. The roll-out, she promises, can happen in the next six months. How effective ...

“ROAD SAFETY: First Step is to Educate People”

Diwakar Raote, Transport Minister, Government of Maharashtra talks to TrafficInfraTech on government’s thrust area for safe mobility in the state. The Transport Ministry’s thrust areas with regards to safe and convenient mobility ? We are looking at an individual whether on the road or the one driving the vehicle; here safety of both the individuals is involved. One mistake byeither one can lead to a major accident.  There ...

Interview: The Growing Electronic Security Market

Samriddhi Automations Pvt Ltd, better known as Sparsh is a pioneer in the Indian Security & Surveillance Industry, offering technologically advanced products to better meet customer needs. Sanjeev Sehgal, Managing Director, Samriddhi Automations, gives an overview of the security industry. Electronic Security system is the most promising sector in times to come. The need for security in almost every walk ...

Providing Safety Solutions

Muskaan Safety Solutions, under the brand name Dark Eye, provides expert services in the field of research, design, development, manufacture, marketing and installation of safety products. G S Bhandari, General Manager, Muskaan Safety Solutions Pvt Ltd speaks about expansion plans, awareness level and growing market for safety products. The different types of products that haveoffered by Muskaan Safety and the ...

Improving competency in the construction & heavy engineering space

The strong growth of Construction and Heavy Equipment (C&HE) sector worldwide and especially in India demands innovation led engineering & design and channelizing of engineering talent to the sector. Samir Yajnik, President Sales & COO, Tata Technologies – AsiaPacific and Chairperson, NASSCOM SIG – C&HE (Construction and Heavy Equipment) spoke to TrafficInfraTech about the need for filling the gap between ...

“ETC will be easier after Number Plate standardisation”

Mahesh Dandawate, Managing Director, Samarth Softech Solutions Pvt Ltd talks about the latest in tolling system, automated parking systems and traffic studies in the country. Which are the significant toll collection projects that you have undertaken? What is the distinctive aspect of this technology? In 2013 we undertook biggest toll project in India developed by Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA) ...

“Vehicle Tracking market in India will reach 150cr”

Anuresh Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, Arya Omnitalk talks about a wide range of sectors including Vehicle Tracking, ETC and Highway Traffic Management solutions. Arya Omnitalk has been into Vehicle Tracking Systems for a decade. How has the market evolved over the years? The GPS Vehicle Tracking market in India is largely confined to Trucking, Employee Transportation, Public Transportation and Taxi ...

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