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Hyderabad To Host Conference On Urban Mobility

1,000 officials, experts from 25 foreign countries and 20 Indian States to participate

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The Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs is organizing three days conference on Urban Transport in Hyderabad to discuss issues, challenges and solutions related to transport and mobility in the cities and towns.

About 1,000 policy makers including Mayors and Municipal Councilors from the five southern States, administrators, experts, urban planners, researchers and technology and service providers from over 20 Indian States and 25 foreign countries will converge at Hyderabad for a three day Conference from Saturday.

Vice-President of India M.Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the Conference. Chief Minister of Telanagana K.Chandrasekhara Rao and Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri will also address the inaugural session.

“initiatives and experiences in respect of various aspects of urban transport of 86 cities including 36 foreign cities will be presented as case studies for detailed discussion,” said an official release.

A total of 60 Plenary, Special and Technical Sessions will be held over the next three years for a detailed discussion on Intelligent Transport Solutions, Inclusive Urban Transport and Sustainable Urban Transport Planning.

The highlight of the Hyderabad Conference is two Special Sessions for Mayors and Municipal Councilors from the States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Inclusive and Sustainable Mobility and Intelligent Mobility.

Hyderabad Conference will deliberate on various components of the chain of urban transport from conceptualization of urban transport projects, design, financing and execution.

 Nine leading transport technology and service providers will display the latest technologies.