Friday , 30 October 2020

Opinion

“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 ...

INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT Risks, Returns and Perspectives

Infrastructure Funding has come to play a major role in the field of road infrastructure. This was the subject of discussion at one of the seminars at TrafficInfraTech Expo. Investment dos and don’ts, risks, returns and perspectives from the investors’ and developers’ points of view were some of the aspects discussed. Many contemporary and important subjects were taken up in ...

“We will have 100 per cent ETC lanes by December 2016”

While visiting the various stalls at TrafficInfraTech Expo, Dilip Salunkhe, Chief Engineer and Head of Toll Monitoring of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) took out some time to speak with TrafficInfraTech How did you find TrafficInfraTech Expo? Will it prove helpful to MSRDC? We execute very big projects like Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Toll monitoring in Mumbai city, and we ...

“This Expo is of great help”

Dr Pravin Mundhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police – Traffic, Pune intends to introduce to the City a VMS system mounted on portable trucks that he saw at TrafficInfraTech Expo. He also plans to eliminate human intervention in issuing challans, just like Hyderabad City did, and have an ATCC in Pune. This is your first visit to Expo. Did you find ...

“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 ...

More on ITS

An Intelligent Traffic system can not only relieve Indian roads from heavy congestion issues, but can also help to enforce road safety rules in a more efficient manner, eventually having a positive effect on the number of road accidents. If India wants to implement comprehensive road safety programmes, ITS should also be introduced in smaller cities. There is still a ...