CSIR-CRRI News

Traffic signal timers save fuel: CRRI

Newspaper: The Times of India
Date: 9th August 2016
Edition: New Delhi

Timers at traffic intersections are important to save fuel. According to the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), which is doing an awareness campaign for its study on monetising fuel wasted at traffic signals, without these timers, it is difficult for motorists to keep track of time, leading to wastage of fuel.

Idling cars: CRRI to study loss

Newspaper: The Times of India
Date: 4th August 2016
Edition: New Delhi

Increasing traffic on roads has prompted the government to quantify the monetary loss from vehicles idling at intersections. As part of the 12th Five-Year Plan, CSIR-CRRI is carrying out a study -Evaluation of Economic Loss Due to Idling of Vehicles at Signalised Intersection and Mitigation Measures -across various cities, including Delhi. The pilot project will be conducted at Bhikaji Cama Place from Thursday.

Mending vital LAC link

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date: 20th July 2016
Source Link: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/mending-vital-lac-link/268603.html

The Indian troops stationed along the 255 km-long Darbuk-Shayok-Daulat Baig Oldie (DS-DBO) axis keep vigil amid howling winds and gurgling Shayok river in the rugged Karakoram mountain range of eastern Ladakh.

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