|Functioning of a Hand held Chalan machine|
Within ten minutes of the commencement of the seminar on “Engum Tamil-Ethilum Tamil,” even as the first speaker was giving his introductory address, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, interrupted him and said speakers should not vie with one another in praising him, but focus on the subject of the seminar.
The first speaker was Mohammed Liyakath Ali Khan from Udumalpet who went on praising the Chief Minister for the welfare of the minorities and for the efforts to protect and promote the language.
The Chief Minister took the hand mike and reminded him that the stage had almost all the leaders of various political parties and the subject of the seminar was ‘Engum Tamil-Ethilum Tamil.’
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From the basics in the use of internet to e-governance in government establishments, a wide range of applications of information technology is on display at the Internet Exhibition that was opened on Thursday by Director of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Armoogam Parasuramen, as part of the World Classical Tamil Conference at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex.
Various departments of the government and private firms have put up 124 stalls where vehicle tracking system, online tax payment, networking of government hospitals and net-enabled service centres and animation techniques are demonstrated. The exhibition will be on till June 27, the concluding day of the conference.
The tracking of garbage trucks using the Radio Frequency Identification system and the bio-metric attendance for workers are the other initiatives on display.
The announcement of bus stops to passengers comes from a pavilion put up by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation and the State Express Transport Corporation. Officials at the pavilion said this was part of an intelligent transport system that announced bus stops to passengers in a bus.
Two buses in Coimbatore city had been equipped with this.
The officials also demonstrated a vehicle tracking system now in use in Chennai. They tracked a bus travelling from Koyambedu terminal to Tiruchi. The speed of the vehicle, the distance from the last and the next stops and the distance to be covered till Tiruchi appeared on the screen. An official said any breaching of the speed limit would trigger an alarm at the control centre.