The drafts of the National Rail Plan – 2030 prepared by Indian Railways endorsed in Union-Budget 20-21 is one of the key initiatives taken by the government to give India a future centric transportation system by 2030 and further strengthening it by 2050, the manual for planning, design and implementation of ITS/MIS for Metro System featuring as cover story gives an insight details on various issues related to Information Technology & Systems / Management Information System, development in Intelligent Transport System in India in Urban transport services and MRTS (Mass Rapid Transit System).
Covid-19 has brought an unprecedented change in public transport system across the globe. The article featuring Metro Automation, initiatives in Urban transport during Covid and the future of MRTS talks about the change and developments of public transportation in different countries to provide its citizens a safe and comfortable commuting option during the pandemic the world is going through.
The information on development of Patna Metro (Phase I), Mumbai Metro (Line 7 & 9), along with regular columns. The Interview of Mr. Sandeep Gulati, Managing Director, Egis Inda and S N Subrahmanyan, CEO and MD of L&T are the other features of the magazine for April -2021 issue.
We express our sincere thankfulness for the overwhelming response given by our readers for our last month’s special edition on International Women’s Day.
We owe our commitment to keep our readers updated on various information related to Urban Transportation System in India and globally.
To provide you the most relevant information on public transport system we shall keep on adding new feature, columns and topics in our magazine. Technology specially developments in transportation system is one of the major agent for growth and development of a country. The fastest-growing economies of the world have a major expenditure of their GDP on public transport system other than health and education.
The government is working towards it and it would be good for the nation in terms of growing need of alternative mode of public transport system in the country due to a rapidly growing population and urbanization.
We are also organising a virtual forum InnoMetro – 2021 this month from 28th – 30th April to explore and showcase the various developments and changes in urban Transport System and MRTS. The event participated and facilitated by tech stalwarts worldwide is already a much-awaited event.
The issue next month will have all the major excerpts and briefings of the coveted ceremony. We thank once again to our sponsors, delegates, partners, stakeholders and especially our readers for the encouragement and support we have been receiving.
The nation is going through a very difficult period for last few weeks because of the second wave of Coronavirus. It is more important today to get through this difficult period.
We encourage everyone to take extra precautions necessary to safeguard their health and that of others. Stay informed about the situation in your local community by consulting and following the advice of your local health authorities.
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