In Kerala, the 15th edition of the Urban Mobility India Conference & Expo opens in Kochi on 4th of November. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan jointly inaugurated the three-day conference.
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Theme Of The Conference:
The meet is focus on the theme, ‘Azadi @ 75 — Sustainable Aatmanirbhar Urban Mobility‘.
The Other Participants:
Senior officers from the central and state governments, policymakers, Managing Directors of Metro Rail Companies, Chief Executives of transport undertakings, and international experts are participating in the conference.
All About The Conference:
A total of 12 sessions were held on day two, including research symposiums on topics like ‘Electric and Clean Urban Mobility’ , ‘Sustainable Transport Planning’ and ‘Urban Transport Governance’. The Plenary Session was on ‘Strengthening the Ecosystem to Accelerate Shift to Public Transport’.
Focus Of The Conference:
The event lays strong emphasis on building capabilities at the state and city level to address problems associated with urban transport. It will also focus on designing and implementing efficient, high-quality transport system in cities, and lay down guidelines for developing equitable and sustainable urban transport systems for all sections of the society.