Railways will use IBM Intelligent Video Analytics for crowd control
Indian Railways is introducing 800 Kumbh special trains. It's also making the best use of technology for Kumbh Mela.
In a first, Indian Railways will use IBM Intelligent Video Analytics to ensure crowd control at railway stations and adjoining areas during Ardh Kumbh Mela.
It has also launched an app, Kumbh Rail Seva, which will provide information to train users traveling to the event.
A little about the Kumbh Mela
Kumbh Mela is believed to be one of the largest religious gatherings on earth. It is held every 12 years on the banks of Sangam - the meeting point of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and the mythical river Saraswati, in Prayagraj.