India’s First Global Mobility Summit 2018 to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister.

With disruptions in the mobility sector, we will be able to generate more employment & enhance the ease of living for citizens in India: VC NITI Aayog.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate MOVE: India’s ever first Global Mobility Summit organized by NITI Aayog at Vigyan Bhawan in the capital on 7th and 8th September. The focus of the summit is on raising awareness about various aspects of Mobility and bringing various stakeholders involved in enhancing mobility across different platforms. Representative from various Intergovernmental Organizations, Academia, Policy Think tanks from India and abroad, Global leaders from across the mobility sector such as OEMs, Battery Manufacturers, Charging Infrastructure Providers, technology Solution Providers will be sharing their views on enhancing mobility over the next two days during the summit.

NITI AayogVice Chairman Dr. Rajiv Kumar, and Chief Executive Officer Shri. Amitabh Kant, held a curtain-raiser press conference ahead of the summit in the capital today. Secretaries from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and representatives from the Department of Heavy Industries also present on this occasion. Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Dr. Rajiv Kumar said that with disruptions in the mobility sector, we will be able to generate more employment & enhance the ease of living for citizens in India:CEO NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant told that our main aim through the Global Mobility Summit is to revolutionise the way people travel in India, along with making mobility more connected, shared and seamless. Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Shri Yudhvir Malik said that optimal utilisation of road space, along with giving priority to road safety is how we envision the future of mobility in India. Secretary Power, Ajay Kumar Bhalla talked about initiatives to support the charging infrastructure and shed light on steps required to support electric mobility in India. Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Ajay Prakash Sawhney emphasized that cyber security & development of intelligent transportation systems will be key components for electrically led mobility in India.

The Global Mobility Summit is the first of its kind, with over 2200 participants expected from across the world including leaders from the government, industry, research organizations, academia, think tanks and civil society. Components of the Summit include: the core conclave, digital exhibition, Mobility Week with Featured Events and a variety of stakeholder consultations. (Source:pib)

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