About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Coin Identification in Ticketing


Once he observed the platform ticket machines accepted even counterfeit coins. He designed a unique "wise platform ticket machine" which would reject counterfeit coins and needed no external power. It was patented in 1939. The machine was demonstrated before the railway authorities at Bombay in 1941. It satisfied them fully and they placed an order for six more machines to replace the British made machines.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Late P L Mistry
Address: C/0 Mohan Mistry Vill.:Takhatgadh, Phalna,
City: Pali
State: Rajasthan
PIN Code 306912

Practice Details

Link: reject counterfeit coins and needed no external power
Manufacturing Capacity: Yes
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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1535

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