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‘Innovative Tech Firm’ award for Vehant Technologies

Vehant Technologies recently won the prestigious NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award and selected among the top 10 innovative tech firm for 2019 in Strategic category for KritiScanTM 6040R 3D X-ray Baggage Scanner. The award was presented at the ‘NASSCOM Product Conclave 2019’ in Bangalore. KritiScanTM 6040R – 3D X-ray Baggage Scanner uses innovative isometric view for generation of 3D imaging (isometric) ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2013 a success

The third edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo, held at the NSCI Exhibition Complex in New Delhi from November 21-23 attracted quality visitors such as system integrators, national highway concessionaires, road infrastructure companies, traffic consultants & firms, OEM suppliers, architects and companies looking for joint ventures & partners. This, and the presence of decision makers from the Ministry of Road Transport & ...

Sydney to reintroduce trams

The New South Wales provincial government in Australia has announced a $1.6 billion plan to run trams (light rail transit) on a 12km stretch. As per the plan almost half of George Street in Sydney?s Central Business District will be restricted to just pedestrians and trams. The government hopes to reduce traffic congestion in Sydney and introduce a fast and ...

GMR Infra commissions two highways

GMR Infrastructure Ltd has completed two highway projects ? one each in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka under Phase III of the National Highway Development Programme (NHDP). The project in Andhra Pradesh is the 181.5km Hyderabad-Vijayawada section of the National Highway 9 (NH9) which has been built by the company?s special purpose vehicle (SPV) GMR Hyderabad Vijayawada Expressways Pvt Ltd on ...

New norms for urban roads

The Urban Development Ministry plans to introduce new rules which would create adequate facilities for pedestrians, cyclists and other forms of non-motorised transport that form the basis of sustainable transport. The new guidelines include norms for signage and design of traffic intersections making them friendlier for non-motorised transport. The new norms will make urban roads all over the country uniform ...

Smart Cards for Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway

The Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd (DGSCL), the concessionaire for the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, has introduced touch-and-go smart cards for motorists using the expressway. The smart cards have been issued at the three toll plazas of the expressway. Two types of cards have been introduced – Smart Express and Flexi Smart. Smart Express which is valid for one month offers a discount ...

Fuel Cell generators for Volkswagen Vehicles

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has placed an order with SFC Energy AG for EFOY Pro fuel cell generators for 242 of its T5 Transporter vehicles which are used by the German Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) for toll inspection. The EFOY fuel cell generates power fully automatically, noiselessly and without any emissions for the measuring and surveillance devices and office ...

Chandigarh to get ring roads

The government of Punjab and the Union Territory administration of Chandigarh are planning to construct ring roads in the city. The project, if approved and implemented, will see a significant reduction in traffic congestion in the city, especially on some of its arterial roads such as Madhya Marg and Dakshin Marg. The city?s Master Plan has proposed a ring road ...

Bihar villages to get concrete roads

The Bihar government is planning to build concrete roads for rural clusters with a population of 250 or more people. A total of about 34,116km of such roads will be built under the Mukhya Mantri Gram Sampark Yojna in the next five years. The roads which will be single metalled roads and the project is estimated to cost ?23000 crore. ...