India-UK agree on MoU in urban transport sector

India and the UK agreed to sign an MoU in the urban transport sector for cooperation in policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organisation.

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari was on a three-day visit, finalised the bilateral cooperation arrangement between the Transport for London (TfL) and the India’s Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to cover a wide range of transport mobility solutions and associated activities in urban environments.

Under the proposed MoU, the TfL will share with the ministry of road transport and highways its expertise on the mobility and efficiency of transport system and methodologies to facilitate the planning and delivery of mobility solutions, including ticketing, passenger information, major project financing, infrastructure maintenance strategies and behavioural change and public transport promotion.

Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping is Mr. Nitin Gadkari
  • London is the Capital of UK
  • Theresa May is the Prime Minister of UK
  • Pound Sterling is the Currency of UK.
Source- Press Trust of India

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