The Tamil Nadu authorities has allotted Rs 7.2 to alleviate human-animal battle in seven forests of the Coimbatore Forest Division.
Digital surveillance cameras primarily based on synthetic intelligence will probably be put in on a pilot foundation within the Madukkarai forest underneath the administration of the Coimbatore Forest Division. This space is susceptible to human-animal battle with wild elephants, that are widespread in rural areas bordering forest lands.
On November 26, 2021, three wild elephants had been killed after being knocked down by the Mangalore-Chennai Categorical practice within the Madukkarai forest. This led to a severe confrontation between the Tamil Nadu Forest Division and the Southern Railways. The incident pressured the forest division to put in digital cameras primarily based on synthetic intelligence.
Sources within the Tamil Nadu Division of Forestry informed IANS that because of the success of digital cameras primarily based on synthetic intelligence, the venture will probably be applied in additional forest areas.
The Forest Division performed inspections on railway tracks A and B within the Solakkarai and Etumadi areas of the Madukkarai forest. SA Ramasubramaniam, a forest ranger and discipline director of the Annamalai Tiger Sanctuary (ATR), led an inspection performed by Forest Division officers on Wednesday.
The Forest Division plans to put in at the very least two cameras per kilometer, in addition to an digital surveillance digital camera primarily based on synthetic intelligence at a distance of three kilometers. Sources within the division informed IANS that these cameras will instantly transmit information on wild elephants transferring to the railway tracks to discipline personnel who will be capable to drive them away from transferring trains.
When wild elephants are current, messages will probably be despatched to the pilots by way of the station grasp in order that trains can decelerate in time.
The forestry division additionally informed IANS that after a month of testing within the Madukkarai forest, a synthetic intelligence-based digital digital camera service will probably be utilized in different Coimbatore forests.
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