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Nov 11, 2015
According to a report published on The Hindu, the Mysuru railway station now has transit maps and train schedules in Braille at various points across the station. The tactile map created by Anuprayaas, a Non-governmental Organization that aims create awareness regarding the visually impairment and blindness.
As reported by DNA, a private company has sponsored this project and they are taking inputs from a visually challenged association to implement it. They are looking at roping in NGOs and volunteers as well.
Non-AC conventional coaches that have been manufactured after 2013 now come with Braille-embedded metal signage on berths, toilets, washrooms, door, etc. The Braille-embedded displays in the station will carry this integration further.
SOURCE - thelogicalindian.
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NEW DELHI: India is likely to get its first railway university soon. The university would cover all domains of knowledge relating to various aspects of operations and management of the railways.
As per the scheme of things, the national transporter has decided that the university would be set up by upgrading its premier training institute—National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) at Vadodara, formerly known as Railway Staff College.
General Manager of South Western Railway Pradeep Kumar Saxena checks the functioning of an Automatic Ticket Vending Machine after inaugurating the facility at Hubballi Railway Station on Saturday.— PHOTO: BY SPECIAL CORRESPOND0ENT
In Hubballi, passengers can buy unreserved tickets using smart cards
Those fed up of standing in long queues to purchase unreserved train tickets at Hubballi Railway Station now have an option in the form of smart cards being issued by the railways. Passengers can now buy unreserved train tickets at smart card-based Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs).
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Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha also appealed to the opposition parties to help pass the GST bill that will usher in a new indirect taxes regime in the country, boosting business activity.
New Delhi:- Sharpening focus on infrastructure development to boost growth, government will invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in Indian Railways to change the face of the sector, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Thursday.
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