‘Kavach’ Anti-collision system

‘Kavach’ is the automatic train anti-collision system developed by the Indian Railways. About Kavacah Kavach or “armor” is the indigenously-developed system that prevents collisions between trains. It is also known as Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS). It is being developed ..



Promoting Digital and IT based payment through FASTag

Ministry of Road Transport and Highway recently notified draft notification to seek comments from the stakeholders on making FASTag mandatory for old vehicles sold before 1st December 2017. Key points It proposed, having a valid FASTag will be mandatory while ..


Indian Railways to complete RFID-tagging in All Wagons by Dec 2022

The Indian Railways has decided to complete the job of fitting radio-frequency identification tags in all the wagons of the transporter as these tags will be used for tracking the wagons. Indian Railways is planning to complete tagging of all ..


COVID-19 Quarantine Alert System: Geo Fencing application to locate Quarantine Violators

The Department of Telecommunications has issued Standard Operating Procedure for the use of COVID-19 Quarantine Alert System (CQAS). The CAQS is an application used to track COVID-19 patients who have violated quarantine. Highlights The application was developed by DoT and ..


Indian Railways to roll out Automatic Identification and Data Collection

The Indian Railways is to implement plans for RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification). The railways is to tag around 3,50,000 rolling stocks by 2021. Highlights Under the programme, around 3,500 coaches have been fitted with RFID so far. This will help ..


Conference on ‘One Nation One Tag – FASTag’ held in New Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a conference on ‘One Nation One Tag – FASTag’ in New Delhi, to roll out the process for having a unified electronic system across the country. MoS Road Transport and ..