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Jindal Stainless in talks with Gujarat government for use of stainless steel in transportation

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Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless and Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani at the Surat Smart City Conclave at SIECC, Sarsana

Jindal Stainless has made presentation to the Gujarat government for use of stainless steel in public transportation system in order to increase fuel efficiency and improve safety. With its high strength-to-weight ratio and resistance to impact and temperature shocks, stainless steel is an ideal metal for modern transit network and states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa and Haryana have adopted this smart metal in their State Road Transport Buses with the support of Jindal Stainless. Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless said during the Smart City Conclave held today at Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC), Sarsana. He further added, “I am also confident that Gujarat will be at the forefront in adopting sustainable solutions like stainless steel, considering its innovative and entrepreneurial approach. Jindal Stainless will be happy to support in this nation building exercise. We look forward to playing an instrumental role in providing India the perfect resource for building smart cities, and eventually, a Smart India.” Read more

Ola To Digitise Public Transportation With The Acquisition Of Ridlr

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Ola, India’s leading and one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies today announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based Ridlr, an end-to-end public transport ticketing and commuting app. The acquisition complements Ola’s continued efforts to integrate its mobility platform with public transportation infrastructure. The integration of Ridlr will bring new opportunities for users to serve their mobility needs.

 

Established in 2012, Ridlr enables users to search and book public transport options on their mobile phones. Ridlr’s proprietary IoT devices bring digital capabilities to public transportation in India. Combining Ridlr’s innovations in mass transit with Ola’s mobility products will enable true multi-modal mobility solutions for users at scale. With this acquisition, Ola will bring new technology and mobility options as it works to expand into and partner with cities in India and abroad. Read more

Students from engineering colleges across India to present futuristic technologies in energy transportation at national innovation contest KPIT Sparkle 2018

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KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, announced today that 30 teams from engineering and technology institutes from across India are shortlisted to compete in the finals of its annual national design and development innovation contest, KPIT Sparkle. It aims at fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking among students to solve real-world problems in socially-relevant sectors.

The KPIT Sparkle 2018 edition, with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, as its knowledge partner, invited students to develop next-generation technologies—applying artificial intelligence, new materials, and cybersecurity—to make products in the energy and transportation sectors greener, safer, and user-convenient. It received more than 12,000 registrations from more than 600 engineering and science colleges in the pre-qualification stage and shortlisted 30 of the 1,500+ teams for the finals based on the novelty, affordability, and commercial viability of their proposed ideas. KPIT Sparkle is an initiative by the company’s Innovation Council—chaired by Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Board Member, KPIT— which focuses on the promotion of innovation both within the company and outside.International jurors consisting of eminent industry experts, technologists, academicians, and business leaders will evaluate the projects. Read more