The Institute of Metro and Rail Technology (IMRT) is a first-of-its-kind institution that aims to be a knowledge leader in Metro and Rail technology. IMRT was envisioned with the objective of producing next-generation ‘techno-managers’, capable of making crucial decisions using their skills and understanding of the sector. IMRT will groom a new breed of professional engineers for the rail and metro industry by designing, developing, and delivering high-impact learning programs through education and research. The institution’s strength lies in offering specialized training and education for engineering graduates as well as experienced professionals in the rail and metro space.
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) opened its first Liaison Office in the region in Bangalore, India, in March 2007. UITP and BMTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding providing full administrative support in the establishment and running of the India Office at Bangalore. The prime objective of the Indian office is to better address the specific needs of Indian members and the public transport sector and its stakeholders in the country.