Wi-Fi primarily based internet facility has been provided at 5957 railway stations within the nation until now, in accordance with a reply by Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha at the moment.
“RailTel has submitted proposal to DoT for leveraging its community in rural India&its collaborative broadband providers mannequin to offer PM Wani enabled neighborhood Wi-Fi providers,” mentioned Railways Minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a query in Lok Sabha at the moment.
RailTel has excessive capability spine like 10 Giga bits per second at Railway stations the place OFC has been commissioned.
Implementation time will probably be primarily based on acceptance of proposal & its phrases & circumstances by DOT.
Meanwhile, RailTel, a public sector enterprise (PSU) below the Ministry of Railways, will probably be offering the video surveillance system (VSS) work at the 6,049 stations below classes A1, A, B, C ,D and E of the Indian Railways.
The scope of labor additionally contains integration of the present standalone CCTV community of the railways into the VSS system for centralised monitoring.
“These IP-based CCTV cameras will probably be networked on optical fibre cable and the video feed of the CCTV cameras will probably be dropped at a nearest RPF thana/chowki management room, from the place the video feed will probably be considered on a number of LCD screens by RPF personnel, enhancing the safety and security of the passengers tremendously. RailTel has already put in VSS at 215 stations throughout the nation. And one other 85 stations will probably be commissioned by September 2020,” a press release from the nationwide transporter mentioned.
Railtel has additionally provided CCTV cameras at the entry and exit factors of 54 railway stations to facilitate the working of Shramik Special trains.
The recording of the video feed from the CCTV cameras will probably be saved for 30 days for playback, post-event evaluation and investigation functions. Important movies may be saved for an extended length.
“Apart from recording of 30 days of video feed of the cameras, inclusion analytics and facial recognition techniques are additionally coated within the scope of labor. Command and management centre for centralised viewing of the video feed and administration of alerts can even be commissioned,” the assertion mentioned.
These cameras will assist in holding a tab of all of the actions at the station premises 24×7.