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‘7th pay panel recommendations affected Railways’ health’

New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said Indian Railways has been spending an additional Rs 22,000 crore on salaries and pensions of its employees following implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, which has hit its financial health. The Minister’s statement came amid criticism over the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report saying […]

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Railways to use video analytics, other tech for crowd control at stations during Kumbh

Allahabad :  Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains. IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for […]