In a bid to trace missing children, the Government Railway Police have proposed to instal face recognition software in CCTV cameras at different stations across the State.
Tech giant Google today said it has rolled out free public WiFi at 400 Indian railway stations in collaboration with RailTel.
The Hubballi division of South Western Railway started a month-long special cleanliness drive from May 25. The main objective of this drive is to bring about visible improvement in cleanliness at railway stations.
Condoms and sanitary pads would now be sold at toilet facilities both inside and outside railway stations for not only the passengers but also the people living in its vicinity, a new toilet policy recently approved by the Railway Board said.
Railway stations across the country will provide a set of essential amenities, depending on size, traffic and other factors, by August 31 to make them citizen-friendly, the Indian Railways has decided.
In a move to implement the plastic ban on the suburban railway stations, both Central and Western Railways will be installing bottle crushing machines. A senior railway official said that they are exploring all the possibilities of implementing a buyback policy for plastic bottles along with bottle crushing machines at major stations.
A “Guidebook for Creating a Child-Friendly and Protective Environment for Children in Contact with Railways”, developed by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in collaboration with Railway Children India
Four railway stations of the state coming under NWR have been included in the Integrated Security Plan started by ministry of railways.
Four railway stations in the state have been included in the list of 90 stations selected by the Indian Railways for giving given an aesthetic makeover showcasing local culture and history.
Soon your nearest railway station may bear the stamp of India’s top architects as the government is set to come up with an empanelled group to design 600-odd stations announced in the Budget.