Shivani Chaturvedi | August 11, 2010
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses will soon switch from the tedious manual ticketing to electronic ticketing. With a handy electronic ticketing machine (ETM), the conductors will just have to enter in a commuter's boarding stop and his/her destination alighting-stop and the fare shall be automatically calculated and a printed ticket generated.
DTC has placed an order with Delhi Integrated Mutimodal System (DIMS) for 5,000 ETMS. DIMS is executing the project while VeriFone will supply the ETMs.
Under the new system the DTC officials will be able to monitor sale of tickets more efficiently. With all ETMs logged to a central server, the DTC authorities can check the sale of tickets any time. This would help the corporation know the particulars of the boarding of passengers from fare stages and important points, says a senior DTC officer. This in turn will help in organising the schedules according to traffic demand. The ticket will bear all details - boarding-point, alighting-point and even the time when it has been issued.
The machines, each priced between Rs 13,000 to 14,000, will be procured in time for the Commonwealth Games, the official hoped.
There were many preventable cancer deaths in 2020 due to lack of medical care and access as the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the entire attention from these chronic ailments to itself. A patient named Javed Khan, struggling with cancer and on chemotherapy, contracted Covid and he could not get underlying
Ayurveda: The True Way to Restore Your Health and Happiness By Dr. G. G. Gangadharan Ebury/Penguin, 224 pages, Rs 299 Dr G.G. Gangadharan, a champion of Ayurveda for three and a half decades, has penned an introductory book on India’s ancient
The ‘Mumbai Model’, which helped the city beat Covid-19, came in for praise from the supreme court too. The BMC can now extend that model of decentralisation for more efficiency in day-to-day citizen services and to make Mumbai a better-managed and future-ready city, says the Praja Foundation.
Though there is no weekly viewership data for individual news channels coming since mid-October 2020, after allegations of manipulation of television rating points (TRPs) by three news channels, percentage of viewers watching news across the world doubled during lockdown. According to Avinash Pandey, CEO,
A team of the Delhi government’s health department has visited Mumbai to learn from the city’s officials how to battle Covid-19 more efficiently, following the supreme court’s advice last month that the capital should learn from the ‘Mumbai model’ that has successfully control
The World Happiness Report, one of the best tools for evaluating global happiness, is based on how ecstatic people perceive themselves to be. It considers six characteristics to rank countries on overall happiness: GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy, freedom to make choices, generosity, and pe