Delhi govt signs agreement with IIIT to establish Centre for Sustainable Mobility

Delhi govt signs agreement with IIIT to establish Centre for Sustainable Mobility

An agreement has been signed between the Delhi government and the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology to establish a Centre for Sustainable Mobility, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said in a statement on April 5, 2021.

The main objective behind the establishment of the Centre for Sustainable Mobility is to develop world-class transport infrastructure in the national capital.

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The Delhi government has joined hands with IIIT Delhi to establish the center. A total of Rs 6.1 crore has been allocated to this centre under Knowledge Development Foundation, Transport Minister said in the press conference.

The centre will aim to integrate various initiatives taken by the Transport Department. It will have an open-transit data system to offer real-time locations of the DTC, and cluster buses.

“The Centre will serve as a gateway to aid start ups with a number of themes, namely: to spin-off technology related to smart mobility- passenger information systems, multi modal journey planners, automation tools, ticketing framework among others,” he said.

“All of these technological advancements will be integrated into One Delhi app which will be done by the Centre for Sustainable Mobility,” he said.

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