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Railway Ministry’s ‘Industry 4.0’ Includes Host of Digital Technologies Like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data

A statement by the ministry of railways said that 'Industry 4.0' will be commonly referred as the fourth industrial revolution amid current trend

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The project will be launched at Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Raebareli. Pixabay

The Railway ministry, Department of Science & Technology and IIT-Kanpur have forged an association on a project on ‘Industry 4.0’, which includes a host of digital technologies like artificial intelligence, Big Data, machine learning and cloud computing.

The project will be launched at Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Raebareli.

A statement by the ministry of railways said that ‘Industry 4.0’ will be commonly referred as the fourth industrial revolution amid current trend of automation, interconnectivity and data exchange in manufacturing technologies to increase productivity.

“Industry 4.0 is a complex Cyber-Physical System which synergises production with digital technologies, the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics, Machine Learning and Cloud Computing,” said the statement.

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The Railway ministry, Department of Science & Technology and IIT-Kanpur have forged an association on a project on ‘Industry 4.0’, which includes a host of digital technologies like artificial intelligence, Big Data, machine learning and cloud computing. Pixabay

MCF, is a state-of-the-art coach manufacturing unit with the capacity to manufacture 1,000 passenger coaches annually.

Rajesh Agarwal, Railway Board (Member Rolling Stock) said, “About Rs 4,000 crore are expected to be spent in years to come in Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS) to foster and promote R&D in this emerging field of research.”

The statement made a reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who during his recent address in Houston, USA, highlighted the importance of ‘Industry 4.0’ in the global economy and to India’s advantage.

“Full transition to the digital factory using ‘Industry 4.0’ across entire value chain from design to production will help enhance productivity hugely by providing insight into production process to take the decisions in real time basis,” said the Railways official.

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“Industry 4.0 would be based cyber/physical digital system and would involve various packages, systems, applications and Hardware within Design/Planning, Networking and Production to be added in a modular and incremental manner in MCF,” added the statement issued by Railways. (IANS)

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Crossing Railway Tracks in Mumbai? Yamraj will Find you and Teach you a Lesson. Literally

This Yamraj ji saves lives

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As per Hindu mythology, Yamraj is the lord of death and justice. Wikimedia Commons

The Western Railway on Thursday launched an innovative campaign in Mumbai to spread awareness, save lives and discourage trespassing.

In pictures shared by the Western Railway on micro-blogging site Twitter, a person dressed as Yamraj is seen carrying people attempting to cross railway tracks on his shoulder.

As per Hindu mythology, Yamraj is the lord of death and justice.

“This Yamraj ji saves lives. He catches people who are endangering their lives by trespassing the railway tracks, only to save them. This Yamraj picks up people to release them safely. Please do NOT cross tracks, it’s dangerous,” the Western Railway tweeted.

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In pictures shared by the Western Railway on micro-blogging site Twitter, a person dressed as Yamraj is seen carrying people attempting to cross railway tracks on his shoulder. Wikimedia Commons

The post from Western Railway has gone viral and attracted hundreds of memes, jokes and funny reactions.

Here are some reactions on the Yamraj tweet:

A women tweeted: “It’s very nice social message to teach valuable lesson to those commuters not following the safety rules #Andheri #Yamraj. Hope people learn from this awareness drive for their own wellbeing.”

“At #andheristation, new initiative taken against people who is crossing railway track #yamraj is coming to pick them up,” another user tweeted.

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A person with the usnername @srivastava_neh tweeted: “#Yamraj on Special duty! Kudos to @WesternRly & #RPF for this innovative awareness campaign about the dangers of trespassing & crossing railway lines. Other zone must come up with the similiar ideas in order to curb the menace.”

“Personal safety is important and there is always someone waiting. So don’t let “Yamraj” wait for you. Don’t cross railway line by foot but use foot over bridge. Same should while crossing Highways,” another tweet read. (IANS)