The Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo 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. IUT was created in 1997, following CODATU VII international conference in New Delhi in 1996.
A KEY CONFERENCE ON URBAN MOBILITY IN 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. This year, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is a specific partner as it will expose its strategies for low-carbon transport in India.
Date: Tuesday 24th – Friday 27th November 2015 Venue: Manekshaw Centre (Delhi Cantt) – New Delhi (India) Theme: « Transforming Mobility for Liveability »
For more information (registration and program), visit UMI website.
The Institute of Urban Transport India (IUT) was established in May, 1997 as a professional body under the purview of the Ministry of Urban Development Government of India (MOUD) as a premier professional non-profit making organization and registered under the Societies Registration Act. The objective of the Institute is to promote, encourage and coordinate the state of the art of urban transport including planning, development, operation, education, research and management.
The Ministry of Urban Development is the apex authority of Government of India at the national level to formulate policies, sponsor and support programme, coordinate the activities of various Central Ministries, State Governments and other nodal authorities and monitor the programmes concerning all the issues of urban development in the country.