civil engineering

Study on Qualitative Aspects of Sharing School Transport in Kolkata

Study on Qualitative Aspects of Sharing School Transport in Kolkata

Highlights : To minimize traffic congestion, shared transport is necessary Maintain police record of all the drivers and conductors involved in the school transportation Punctuality of service, staff behavior, safety and security may bring down the share of private cars by 5-7 % With the rising ownership of private cars, people have become prone to the traffic congestion as a regular intake of distress. Reopening schools after a hibernation of two years have exploded the roads with private cars as the safest and favoured mode of transport for children. Considering personalized transport as a basic insurance from the pandemic that…
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Smart thinking

Smart thinking

Smart cities need smart water management and distribution system. In advanced countries, telecommunications, computing, computer-based modelling, AI, Machine Learning, Data analysis and processing have changed the way water resources are managed. In fact, they have given rise to what is called hydroinformatics systems. A similar change may happen in India as well. Two students of  IIT Kharagpur, Stuti Modi and Aditi Kambli recently presented their paper on an intelligent water management and distribution system based on data-driven models at the Third International Conference on Machine Learning and Soft Computing (ICMLSC) in Da Lat, Vietnam. They won the Best Presentation Award…
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Home furnishing

Home furnishing

Feel like going to the nearest city? You can take a flight from the mini airport of IIT Kharagpur. In a hurry to go to class? You can either hop onto the toy train going around the campus or the driverless cars zipping across. How would it feel to work in a nuclear power plant? Just go to class, put on the VR headset and find out. It’s raining cats and dogs and you still need to train for the inter-IIT sports meet? No worries. You have a dome over the Jnan Ghosh stadium. You could say if wishes were…
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