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UITP SEMINAR OUTLINES VITAL ROLE OF ITS IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - MOTORINDIA MARCH EDITION

The 2nd UITP India Seminar on IT Solutions for Public Transport held recently in Bangalore reflected the huge potential available to develop advanced ITS technology for improving the country’s public transportation system. Ably organized by UITP India under the leadership of Dr. Ekroop Caur, Managing Director, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, and Head, UITP India Board, the Seminar was hosted by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and attracted luminaries from the transport sector across the globe.

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INDIAN BUDGET – IMPLICATION FOR TRANSPORT SECTOR

Government of India has unveiled its annual budget for year 2017-18 with big fanfare. The government has allocated INR 2413.87 billion (US$ 37 billion) in 2017-18 for transportation sector as a whole, including rail, roads, shipping. It is expected that the magnitude of investment will spur a huge amount of economic activity across the country and create more job opportunities.

1.       KEY HIGHLIGHTS

The major highlights of the budget are:

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EXPLOITING IT SOLUTIONS IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO CREATE LIVEABLE CITIES

Information Technology is playing an ever more crucial role in many sectors of modern society offering the most important solutions that we have today to efficiently help increase capacity, safety and security among other aspects. This is even more in public transport sector for which IT tools are potentially always available, widely applicable and actually already well integrated in many public transport systems around the world.

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