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GS1 India Pushes Barcoding For Transparency, Better Healthcare Experience: Ravi Mathur
GS1 India, a standards organisation, set up by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has been striving to help businesses reduce operational costs through universally recognised barcoding. The technology helps in better management of goods right from manufacturing, stockists to consumers. Ravi Mathur, CEO of GS1 India, in an interview to Lola Nayar tells how the company is helping improve healthcare experience for consumers. Excerpts...
13 March 2020
FASTags see greater acceptance, overtake cash toll collection on national highways
Toll collection across the national highway network through GS1 Standards based FASTag has surpassed payments made through cash. While average daily toll collection through FASTag increased by nearly 66% in a month -- from Rs 26.4 crore in the third week of November (17-23) to Rs 44 crore in the third week of December (15-21), daily cash collection dipped by 30% during this period—from Rs 51crore to Rs 35.5 crore, the Times of India said in a report.
26 December 2019
VIDEO: Everything You Need To Know About FASTag
If you want to avoid long traffic queues, we suggest you buy a Fastag sticker as soon as possible
11 December 2019
Securing the supply chain is a global concern: Tripti Nakhare
The government came up with a voluntary request, around 300 top brand pharma companies were requested to come up with solutions of maybe Quick Response Code (QR Code) or some form of authentication that would help prevent counterfeit.
The Economic Times
02 December 2019
Government Postpones FASTag Deadline To 15th December, 2019
Recently, the government had set a deadline for all car owners to register their cars with FASTag IDs. This mandatory procedure was a result of the heavy traffic the citizens have to face at toll plazas on a daily basis. However, despite giving a deadline, many people haven’t registered their cars with a Fastag yet. So, the government has now decided to extend the deadline for FASTag registrations to the 15th of December, 2019. Here are a few important details about FASTags and why they are so important:
02 December 2019
FASTag – Electronic Toll Collection: Why It Is So Important?
To encourage people to get FASTags, the government has now decided to offer it for free. This means the government will now bear the standard issuance charge of Rs 150 and provide the FASTag RFID sticker for free. Here is a list of why FASTag is so important:
25 November 2019
Get a FASTag For Your Car, Unless You Want to Pay More at Toll Plazas From December 1
This is Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) enabled and linked with the registration of your vehicle, allowing cashless payments on all national highways.
21 November 2019
FASTag compulsory from December 1st: The what, why and how of this RFID tag!
Under the One Nation One Tag scheme, having the FASTag RFID tag on a four-wheeler in India will become mandatory from 1st December 2019. In this report, we answer all the question that you might have related to this electric toll collection technology.
The Financial Express
18 November 2019
There is a huge impact of spurious drugs on global programmes: Ravi Mathur
In India the first step was taken by DGFT through the department of commerce in 2011, in notifying that all medicines for exports would need to have the ability to track and trace and authentication right from the source till the time the medicine leaves the stores of India..
18 November 2019
GS1 India to host 36th edition of Global GS1 healthcare conference in New Delhi
With a focus on patient safety, the conference themes include track and trace for access to safe medicines.
15 November 2019