New Delhi: The Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo (24th – 27th Nov. 2015) is an annual event with the overarching theme which runs across all the aspects of urban mobility and is organized by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
UMI is mandated by the National Urban Transport Policy of the Government of India, 2006 (NUTP). The objective of UMI is to bring together urban transport professionals and officials in the country as well as international experts to enable them to share views and to share their experiences.
The conference is marked by interactions and discussions around case studies to assist the cities, whose officials attend the conference, in keeping themselves up to date with best urban transport practices and to carry home ideas to develop their urban transport along a sustainable path.
Institute of Urban Transport (India) was established in May, 1997 as a premier professional non-profit making organization and registered under the Societies Registration Act. The members of the Institute comprises of Academicians, Architects, Economists, Engineers, Transport Planners, Town Planners and professionals from various disciplines.
The Institute has as on 29th July, 2010, 57 institutional members and 1131 individual members. The Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, is the ex-officio President of the Institute and its Governing Council has members from various premier organizations connected with Urban Transport. The Institute has Chapters at Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Roorkee.
In this conference, Officials of the Government of India, the State Governments, Mayors, Municipal Commissioners, Police officials, MDs and other senior officers of state transport undertaking and Metro Rail Corporations, various professionals and academicians in the field of urban transport, etc. are likely to participate. The last event held in November, 2014 registered participation of 1000 delegates from 20 States/Union Territories and 25 foreign countries. This year also we are receiving an encouraging response for participation in the Conference and Expo.
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