Thane Civic Body Pilots Blockchain Tech In Property Tax

Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has completed an interesting pilot where it tested delivery of property tax assessment reports using Blockchain technology. This will help track late payments, dispute resolution, monitor collection targets, identifying non-delivery of bills, and facilitate inter-department coordination. “This technology intervention will go a long way toward thwarting fake documents,” Sameer Unhale, Chief…

Japan National Tourism Organisation Eyes 16 Percent Jump In Indian Tourists In 2019

Japan witnessed 1,54,029 Indian travellers visiting the country in 2018 Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) has pegged the number of tourists visiting Tokyo from India to grow by 16 per cent this year, a top official said. According to JNTO, Director Aya Hashimoto, Japan witnessed 1,54,029 Indian travellers visiting the country in 2018. “Japan already…

SAL Heavy Lift To Retrofit Ships With New Hydrogen-Methanol Injection System

Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift has become the world’s first shipping company to equip vessels with a new hydrogen/methanol injection technology. With significant emission reductions in terms of CO2, SOx, NOx and other particles, the injection technology developed by Germany’s manufacturer of fuel-saving additive, Fuelsave GmbH, paves the way for making shipping greener and more energy-efficient, according…