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Emerging trends in Premise Security

Security threats can be addressed more effectively by adopting advanced technologies and standard industry practices says Vivekanand, Lead Software Engineer- Vehant Technologies In today’s world, security has become a major concern for everybody. Places of importance/mass gathering like railway stations, airports, government offices, IT Parks, residential societies etc. are prime targets for terrorist attacks. Securing premises involves thorough checking of ...

Delhi Metro cards to be valid in 250 buses

According to Delhi Transport Minister the Delhi Metro cards will be valid in 250 select city buses from April 1. The move is part of a month-long trial to shift to a ‘Common Mobility Card’ which could be used to travel in Metro, Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) buses and cluster buses in the capital. The 250 buses would be rolled ...

IR to provide LED lighting on all its stations

The Ministry of Railways is actively working to provide 100% LED lighting for its most of the Non-traction Energy needs like Railway Staff Colonies, Railway Stations, Railway Platforms etc. Under this 100% LED initiative, Railway Ministry has decided to make all railway stations 100% LED lit by first quarter of 2018. Till date about 3500 railway stations have already been ...

Railway stations to be re-developed with airport-like amenities by 2020

The government has set a 2020 deadline to redevelop 10 railway stations into world class smart facilities with airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 5,000Cr. The redevelopment of stations will be carried out under a self-financing model through land monetisation by state-run NBCC. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Rail Land Development Authority and NBCC for ...

Rickshaws for Last Mile Connectivity

As the name signifies, last mile connectivity (LMC) implies connecting services to the end point. In the context of urban transport, the term finds relevance in public transit systems where it is referred to as both the initial and the final leg of delivering connectivity – from origin to transit system and from transit system to destination. Last mile connecting ...

Automatic Flap Gates with Bar-Code Scanners in Railway stations

To enable faster ticket checking, the Indian Railways has planned to install automatic flap gates with bar code scanners at stations. As part of a pilot project, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), the software arm of the Railways is all set to make the new flap gate system operational at Brar Square station in Delhi Division. The access ...

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