Indian Railways, freight loading, July 2022

Indian Railways to run Special Parcel Trains for carriage of essential items in small parcel sizes

To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods required to meet the needs of citizens of the nation. Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical […]

Santhali language novelist wins Sahitya Akademi Award

Shyam Sundar Besra, Chief Inspector of Ticket working in Asansol Division of Eastern Railway has been conferred the coveted Sahitya Akademi Award. He has been awarded for his novel “Marom” in Santhali language which is primarily based upon natural, social, economic and political conditions of Santhal Pargana. The novel highlights the situation emerged after the […]

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First Aid emergency care and medical facilities by Indian Railways available at all Railway Stations and in all passenger trains

Ministry of Railways is providing the First Aid emergency care & medical facilities at all Railway Stations and in all passenger carrying trains for which Medical Boxes containing wide range of medicines, dressing materials, consumables, oxygen cylinder and delivery kit. The above mentioned items are available with the Train Superintendent/Guard and Station Master/Station Superintendents as […]

Indian Railways, IRCTC, Artificial Intelligence, food production, base kitchens

Artificial Intelligence to monitor the food production in base kitchens

An artificial intelligence module has been developed by IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) to find anomalies in standard operating procedure using CCTV footage. With this module base kitchens will be monitored pan India. The Artificial Intelligence module realises the value of their videos and photos with vision computing. It can detect an unexpected change […]