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Saturday, 29 July 2017

Niti Aayog clears six proposals for high-tech public transport


Mass rapid transportation technologies such as hyperloop, metrino and pod taxis could soon be a reality in India after Niti Aayog cleared half-a-dozen proposals of the transport ministry exploring options to improve public transport.

The think tank approved the proposals of the transport ministry with a condition that the ministry conducts trial run of all these technologies and puts in place safety measures before starting commercially operation. Once these safety parameters are tried and tested and the pilot run is successful, some of them including metrino, could be up for running by next year’s end.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Chairperson of NITI Ayog is Shri Narendra Modi.
  • Vice Chairperson of NITI Ayog is Dr. Arvind Panagariya.
  • The full form of NITI is National Institution for Transforming India.
Source- The Economic Times

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