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Saturday , 18 May 2024

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FASTag cards for petrol, toll and parking fee…

To ensure faster roll-out of electronic toll collection across the country, FASTags would soon be available at petrol pumps and later, these might be used as cards for buying petrol and paying parking fees. Launching bank-neutral FASTags issued by IHMCL, these will be available at 50 select petrol pumps initially and the number would be increased to 100 by the ...

New high-security driving licences

Driving licences may soon get a cosmetic and functional overhaul if the Centre’s draft proposal for changes to the document is accepted by the states. The new driving licences will be made of polycarbonate cards with a high-security QR code instead of the laminated cards that are currently in use. The licences would make authenticity easier for the commuters while ...

TMC inks e-mobility pact with Mahindra

Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to provide end-to-end last mile mobility solutions, which include deployment of Treo electric three-wheelers and e-Supro, an electric mass passenger carrier in Thane. In the initial phase, Mahindra will deploy 100 electric vehicles and the partnership would be active for five ...

NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas

National Highways Authority of India is constructing highway nests at toll plazas for a safe and comfortable journey for passengers. These nests will have kiosks for selling dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machines and water ATMs. NHAI has directed that the construction and operation of highway nests be awarded to state government-managed co-operative societies.

Govt to collect data of road accidents in real-time

The government has finally kicked off the process to collect details of road accidents in realtime and their causes as it is done in developed countries. The IT-based system for capturing accident data from across the country will have a mobile-app that can send alerts to the authorities for taking action. With financial and technical assistance from the World Bank, ...

More traffic signals in Ahmedabad

To make traffic movement smooth, Ahmadabad traffic police is going to put up traffic signals at 50 more places across the city. The high court had ordered the Municipal Corporation and the Gujarat state government to carry out in-depth study of traffic movement in the city and come up with solution. Installing more traffic signals, clearing roads of encroachments, creating ...

Integrated Road Transport body for Bengaluru

The Integrated Road Transport Authority to be operational next year in Bengaluru will bring different modes of urban mobility services under one umbrella. The government has prepared a draft bill and sought suggestions from stakeholders. As per the bill, IRTA is expected to address issues like lack of single-ticketing system, poor coordination among multiple agencies, inadequate information of transport services ...

Videonetics ranked amongst ‘Fastest Growing Companies in Asia Pacific

Videonetics has been ranked amongst the fastest growing companies in Asia- Pacific by Deloitte. Ranked 107th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM Asia Pacific 2018, Dr Tinku Acharya, Founder & MD, Videonetics, said “It is a prestigious honor to be recognized in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500TM Program. This recognition validates our drive for high performance, innovation, differentiation and global scalability. ...

New logo for MMRDA

MMRDA now has a new logo which indicates the nature of varied projects the Authority has been implementing in the recent past. MMRDA also announced its plans to develop and widen its region by including Palghar, Vasai, Alibaugh, Pen, Panvel and Khalapur district under its jurisdiction. The idea is to develop these regions in planned manner and also sustain the ...

TCS partners with SAP to build Intelligent Rail Digital Maintenance

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced it is partnering with SAP to build the Intelligent Rail Digital Maintenance (iRDM) solution. The solution leverages cutting-edge technologies including Internet-of-Things, machine learning, advanced analytics, big data, drones and mobility components of SAP® Leonardo ( iRDM solution) to carry out drone-based safety inspections, remote monitoring of the condition of all asset classes, including rolling ...