Indian Railways’ first disaster management village at Hejjala village, 25km from Bengaluru, is nearing its completion.
Set to be a virtual reality centre to analyse rail accidents, it will come up on a 3.32 sqkm plot at an estimated cost of Rs 44.42 crore. This is the first time the railways is setting up such a village to minimise accidents in the country.
E Vijaya, chief public relations officer, SWR, said the training centre will be ready by September-end. Railway staff across the country will be trained to handle emergency situations. Training will begin for a few batches in September, she added. Read More
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