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India’s this station governed by all women crew after Matunga

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Jaipur: The North Western Railways in a progressive initiative for women empowerment is proudly running ‘All-women railway station’ at Gandhinagar railway station in Pink city.

 

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Right from operations, reservations and booking staff to railway protection force a team of 40 women run and given responsibility to operate and manage important trains passing through this section.

The Gandhinagar railway station is situated on Jaipur-Delhi route and more than 50 trains pass through this station everyday with footfall of nearly more than 7,000 passengers daily.

 

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The North Western Railway (NWR) general manager T.P.Singh said, “Women have always proved that they are equal to men. Thus, it is a pleasure for me to announce Gandhi Nagar as the first railway station of the country. It is a challenging job and I hope all women employees deployed here will meet the expectations of the passengers.”

He further added, “Matunga railway station of Mumbai is also managed by women and it is in the sub-urban category while our station is first in the main line category.”

 

After Matunga now Pink City runs on all women Railway station:

 

With Closed Circuit Television cameras (CCTV) were installed at station premises for their safety and to monitor activities.

Also to make all-women friendly railway station Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines (SNVP) were installed in collaboration with NGO Arushi. Apart from Gandhinagar, five other stations-Ajmer, Udaipur, Abu Road, Bikaner and Sadulpur also have SNVP.

 

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To overcome and achieve self confidence in them they have been given special training to run station.

Prior to this, last year all women police patrol team were deployed in Pink city at more than 200 check points to keep eye on eve-teasers.

 

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Such initiative was a reward for women travelling which assures comfort and safety, even provide job for women nearby area.

 

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Mi Band 3i with 2 monochrome display launched in India

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Xiaomi has launched the successor of the Mi Band HRX today — Mi Smart Band 3i. Xiaomi’s new wearable follows the popular Mi Band 4 and is available for pre-order starting today via mi.com

The Mi Band 3i brings in some key upgrades. The Mi Band 3i comes in a single Black colour set and it also comes with a 0.78 inch screen at 128 x 80 pixels. The screen is also a monochrome White AMOLED display with 300 nits of brightness and a capacitive touch panel. It also comes equipped with a 110mAh li-polymer battery. Xiaomi claims that this battery will power the Mi Band 3i for up to 20 days. The Mi Band 3i comes with support for Bluetooth v4.2 and is compatible with phones running on Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0 and above. The strap is said to be manufactured using TPU material, and the Mi Band 3i is also listed as 5ATM water resistant certified.

Talking about fitness features, it can track number of steps taken, distance walked, calories burned and more. You can also see app notifications right on the band’s display. These include WhatsApp, Instagram, Text Messages, and incoming call alerts. There is a new “Find Device” option which lets you find the smartphone that is paired with the band. The Mi Band 3i also comes with 5ATM (50 meters) certification for water and dust resistance. Sadly, there is no support for heart rate monitoring.

The new fitness band from Xiaomi will be available for Rs 1,299. You can pre-order it from the company website, and shipping starts from December 10.

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