27th - 29th October, 2023 Manekshaw Centre, Near Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
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Day 1 Friday October 27, 2023
RESILIENT URBAN MOBILITY SYSTEMS

Inauguration of the Exhibition

Inaugural Session by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

Lighting of Lamp

Welcome & Opening Address by Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Key Note Address by Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, Chairman & Managing Director, India Trade Promotion Organisation

Release of Publications and Inaugural Video by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

Inaugural Address by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

Vote of Thanks by Shri Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Press Conference by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India

Conclave

Risk Analysis & Mitigation in Making Urban Transport Resilient

Chairperson & Moderator: Mr. R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Panelists:

1. Mr. Loknath Behera IPS (Retd), Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd

2. Mr. Naresh Lalwani, General Manager, Central Railway, Mumbai

3. Mr. Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

4. Ms. Carolin Gassner, Director South Asia, KfW Development Bank

5. Mr. Hoe Yun Jeong, Deputy Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

6. Mr. Armin Wagner, Senior Advisor, GIZ

7. Ms. Jen Jungeun Oh, Practice Manager, South Asia Transport, World Bank

Embedding Resilience in Urban Transport Systems (Metro Session)

Session Chair & Moderator: Dr. Mukund Kumar Sinha, Senior Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Mr. P. Uday Kumar Reddy, General Manager, Metro Railway Kolkata and Chairman, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (KMRCL)

Mr. K V B Reddy, Managing Director & CEO, L&T - Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited

Dr. Klaus Liebig, Head of Division, Climate Finance and Mobility South Asia, KfW Development Bank

Mr. D K Sinha, CEO, Mumbai Metro Line 3 (O&M)

Ms. Rashmi Bhardwaj, Additional General Manager Architecture, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

Mr. Sandeep Fuller, Senior Vice President (Systems), Systra MVA India Ltd., Faridabad

Prof. Gaurav Srivastava, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, IIT Gandhinagar

Technical Session 2

Strategies for Meeting Challenges in Multi-modal Integration of Urban Transport Systems

Moderator: Mr. Shravan Hardikar IAS, Managing Director, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro)

Mr. Loknath Behera IPS (Retd), Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL)

Mr. Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

Dr. Shalini Sinha, Professor, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University

Mr. Guido Bruggeman, Senior Urban Transport Expert, Netherlands

Mr. Daniel E. Moser, Director Transport India, GIZ

Mr. Antonio Lleras, Coordinator of Accessibility, Exteriors and Signage, Metro Madrid

Mr. Hans - Jörg Gisler, Head, HESS's international OEM partners and customers Carrosserie HESS AG, Bellach, Switzerland

Ms. Aditi Singh, Principal Consultant, Mott MacDonald Pvt Ltd

Round Table 1

Compact Cities: Pathways toward India’s Sustainable Future

Session Chair: Mr. Jaideep, OSD (UT), Ex-Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

Moderator: Ms. Aswathy Dilip, South Asia Director, The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)

Context Presentation: Ms Vaishali Singh, Deputy Manager, The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy India (ITDP)

1. Mr. Shekhar Singh IAS, Commissioner, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

2. Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank, India

3. Ms. Anantha Paladugula, Head of Mobility India, C40

4. Mr. Sharif Qamar, Associate Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

5. Mr. Theirry Desclos, Project Director, Cerema

6. Ms. Shelley Bontje, Project Manager, Dutch Cycling Embassy

7. Mr. Jacob Mason, Research and Impact Director, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)

Round Table 2

Urban Mobility India Innovation Challenge

Expert Jury 1. Dr. Laghu Parashar, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank
2. Mr. Prashanth A., Vice President, Mobility Platform & Services, Bosch India
3. Mr. Armin Wagner, Senior Advisor, GIZ
4. Mr. Shishir Maheshwari, Managing Director, Eversource Capital

Moderator: Ms. Lena Kliesh, GIZ & Mr. Narendra Verma, GIZ

Thematic Areas: 1. Digitalization in Public Transport:
2. Mobility Data Analytics & Management
3. Urban Freight & Logistics
4. Road Safety

Day 2 Saturday October 28, 2023
COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE IN URBAN TRANSPORT

Research Symposium 1

Integrated & Resilient Urban Transport

Chairperson: Prof. Bhavathrathan, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad

Rapporteur: Mr. Mustansir Farooq

Authors:

Exploring Connectivity of Indian Road Networks Patterns and its Classification using Deep Learning Technique

1. Almas Siddiqui, Veera Manikanda Prabhu and Ashish Verma

Issues and Challenges of Persons with Disabilities in the Suburban Rail Mobility Context of Mumbai

2. Gaurav Raheja, Divyang Purkayastha, Suyash Rahariya and Santhosh Malothu

Resilience of Transportation Infrastructure in India: Are we there yet?

3. Maneesha B and Ashish Verma

A GIS BASED APPROACH TO SOLVE SUSTAINABLE PORT HINTERLAND CONNECTIVITY BY PROPOSING OPTIMAL LOCATIONS OF DRY PORT USING A LOCATION ALLOCATION MODEL

4. Nilkanti Gurav and Dr. Chetan R Patel

EVALUATING ACCESSIBILITY OF A MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION HUB A CASE STUDY OF VYTTILA MOBILITY HUB, KOCHI, INDIA

5. Dimple Maria, Kiran Kumar S, Anjali G R, Ardra S Babu, Vincy Vijayan, Veena R S, Dr. Priyanjali Prabhakaran and Dr. Shailaja Nair

Using urban topology to identify critical links of the road network: a Centrality based approach

6. Aaditya Bhamidipati, Rahul T M and Navdeep Asija

Research Symposium 2

Sustainable Transportation Planning & Policy

Chairperson: Prof. Sanjay Gupta, Professor, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi

Rapporteur: Ms. Poonam Rajaram Adsule

Authors:

Methodological Framework for Evaluating Sustainable Transport Measures Towards Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

1. Rohit Singh Nitwal, Hemanthini Allirani and Ashish Verma

Reimagining Urban Mobility: Analyzing the Relationship between Mode Choice and Trip Chaining Behavior in Kota City, Rajasthan India

2. Vikas Meena, Shahiq Ahmad Wani and Ranju Mohan

Travel Behavior Modeling: Exploring Household Characteristics as Predictors

3. Harsh Rabdiya, Rohit Rathod, Aninda Bijoy Paul, Gaurang Joshi and Shriniwas Arkatkar

Identifying the attitude of users’ preference towards sustainable transport modes

4. Poonam Adsule, Akshay Sonavane and Dr. B Raghuram Kadali

Empowering Mobility: Investigating the Mode Choice of Women Commuters in Developing Countries Using Multinomial Logit Modelling – A Case Study of Srinagar, India

5. Dilawaiz Ali, Shahiq Ahmad Wani and Mohammad Shafi Mir

Evaluating the Variations in Discretionary Activity Episodes Before and During the Lockdown among Urban Indian University Students

6. Punyabeet Sarangi and Malayath Manoj

Research Symposium 3

Urban Freight/ Transportation Engineering

Chairperson: Prof. Ashish Verma, Professor, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore

Rapporteur: Mr. Vamsi Krishna G

Authors:

IMPACT OF GEOMETRIC CHARACTERISTICS ON CAPACITY OF HILL ROADS

1. Mayank Bhandari, Suraj Prajapat and Abhinav Kumar

Station Area Planning for Mass Transit in India: Discussions for the Indian Context

2. Yash Dhawade, Sreedevi Kurur, Anuja Kothawala and Anirudh Badarinath

Unraveling the Urban Symphony: A Holistic Investigation of Traffic Noise in Vijayawada City

3. Supriya Bhutani and Naina Gupta

Analysis of traffic noise annoyance at intersections in mid-sized Indian cities

4. Adarsh Yadav, Manoranjan Parida, Pushpa Choudhary and Brind Kumar

Research Symposium 4

Land Use (LU) and Transportation Planning

Chairperson: Prof. P. K. Sarkar, Vice President, IUT and Former Director, Asian Institute of Transport Department

Rapporteur: Mr. Yogi Shastri

Authors:

COVID-19`s Impact on Transportation Space and Abandoned Urban Design Practices

1. Ashish Makanadar and Samit Shahane

Implementing Access-Controlled footpaths in urban roads with consideration for Universal Design Principals

2. Sneha and Ashok Singh Rajpoot

Need for a Context-Sensitive Approach to TOD in India

3. Bala Eswari Macha and Debapratim Pandit

Exploring The Commercial Performance of Self Organized Mixed-use Streets in Delhi

4. Puneet Mishra and Uttam Kumar Roy

How regional rapid transit system will impact the development along Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor? A stakeholders’ perception study

5. Kritika Sharma, Aditya Pitale and Shubhajit Sadhukhan

Effect of City size on Mode-choice behaviour: Before and After COVID-19

6. Somnath Bhui and Preety Saini

Technical Session 3

Financial Sustainability of Mass Transit Projects

Session Chair & Moderator: Mr. Sharad Saxena, Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Speakers:

1. Mr. Anjum Parwez, IAS, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL)

2. Ms. Namita Mehrotra, Director Finance, The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

3. Ms. Niti Kothari, Director Finance, Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL)

4. Mr. Anil Kumar Kokate, Director (Strategic Planning), Maha Metro

5. Mr. Saurabh Singhal, Managing Partner, StrategyTech Ventures

6. Mr. Junkichi Kano, Director, Urban Renaissance Agency (UR), Japan

7. Mr. Nikhil Mittal, Consultant, Asian Development Bank

Technical Session 4

Facilitating Implementation of TOD – Case Studies for Replication

Session Chair & Moderator: Ms. Ashwini Bhide IAS, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL)

Context Setting: Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank, India

Speakers:

1. Mr. Shankar C Deshpande, Chief, Town & Country Planning Division, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)

2. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Sr Advisor (Railway & Urban Mobility Sector), World Bank

3. Mr. Ajit Sharma, Director Finance, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC)

4. Mr. Mukut Sharma, Chief TOD Expert, The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

5. Ms. Lise Breuil, Country Director, The Agence Française de Development (AFD) India

6. Mr. Guido Bruggeman, Senior Transport Consultant, Netherlands

7. Prof Jignesh Mehta, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) Ahmedabad

8. Ms. Namrita Kalsi, Chief Architect, Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC)

9. Mr. Alok Jain, CEO & Managing Director, Trans-Consult Ltd.

Round Table 3

Integrating Technologies in Metro Rail Projects: Lessons and Innovations

Opening Remarks: Lucía Paternina, Chief Economic & Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Spain

Keynote: Dr Nina Fenton, Head of Regional Representation, South Asia, European Investment Bank

Moderator: Mr Om Hari Pande, Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC)

Session Chair: Mr. Antonio Lleras, Coordinator of Accessibility, Exteriors and Signage, Metro Madrid

Panelists :

1. Mr. Vinay Kumar, Commercial Director, CAF India

2. Mr. Alberto Gonzalez Galvez, International Director, Ardanuy

3. Mr. Enrique Huertas García, Director, Colin Buchanan

4. Mr. Edwin Cruz, Sales Manager – ASEAN, Teltronic

5. Mr. Luis Jimenez Redondo, CEO, Cemosa

6. Mr. Ashish Dasgupta, Director, Business Development (Infra), India & SE Asia, Ayesa

7. Mr. Gonzalo-Alfonso Navarro Hernández, Economic & Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Spain, New Delhi

8. Mr. Anoop Rai, Chief Scientist - Central Research Laboratory, Bharat Electronics Limited

9. Mr. K N Ramesh, Executive Director, BEML

Round Table 4

Uniting India's Mobility Ecosystem With NCMC

Session Chair: Mr. Anurag Jain IAS, Secretary, The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH)

Moderator: Ms. Priya Singh, Co-founder and Director, Chalo Mobility Pvt Limited

Panelists :

1. Adv M Anil Kumar, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation

2. Mr. Loknath Behera IPS (Retd), Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd

3. Mr. Arun Bothra, IPS, Managing Director, Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT)

4. Mr. Sushil Kumar, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

5. Mr. Rahul Chandra Das, Managing Director, Assam State Transport Corporation

6. Mr. Mohit Dubey, Founder and CEO, Chalo Mobility Pvt Limited

7. Mr. Abhijit Sengupta, Country Director, APSCA India

8. Mr. Naveen Chaluvadi, Chief Digital Officer, Yes Bank

9. Mr. Denny Thomas, Head – Transits, NPCI

10. Mr. C.K. Goyal, Senior Vice President, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd.

Technical Session 5

Roadmap for Scaling Up E-Buses: Vision 2030

Session Chair: Mr. Vishal Kapoor, CEO, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)

Moderator: Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank, India

Speakers :

1. Mr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Bhadoria, Director (Urban Transport), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)

2. Mr. Daniel E. Moser, Director Transport India, GIZ

3. Ms. Veronika Pliats, Principal Portfolio Manager, Climate Finance and Mobility South Asia, KfW

4. Ms. Malavika Pillai, Principal Investment Officer, Infrastructure & Natural Resources, IFC

Technical Session 6

Gender Mainstreaming in Urban Mobility

Session Chair: Ms. Ashwini Bhide IAS, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited

Moderator: Dr. Laghu Parashar, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank

Speakers :

1. Ms. Laura Ballesteros Mancilla, Alternate Senator, Founding member of Mujeres en movimiento, Mexico

2. Ms. Krishna Desai, Gender Focal Point- Mobility Practice, SUM-ACA, GIZ

3. Ms. Swati Khanna, Senior Sector Specialist, Urban Development & Mobility, KfW Development Bank

4. Mr. Chris Bruntlett, Communications Manager, Dutch Cycling Embassy

5. Dr. Aanchal Jain, CEO, PMI Electromobility Solutions

6. Ms. Mitali Nikore, Transport Specialist (ETC), World Bank

Round Table 5

Institutional and Governance Frameworks for E-Mobility Action

Session Chair: Dr. Surendra Kumar Bagde IAS, Additional Secretary, MoHUA

Moderator: Ms. Chaitanya Kanuri, Associate Director – Electric Mobility, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India

Context Presentation: Ms. Diksha Choudhary, Lead - Electric Mobility, WRI India

Speakers :

1. Mr. Amit Sharma, IAS, Secretary (Transport) Transport Department, Govt. of Ladakh

2. Ms. Shilpa Shinde IAS, Managing Director, Delhi Transport Corporation, Government of Delhi

3. Mr. Shahzad Alam, IAS, Special Commissioner, Transport Department, Government of Delhi

4. Mr. Pramoj Sanker, IOFS, Additional Transport Commissioner and Joint Managing Director, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)

5. Mr. Rajneesh Rana, Head, Convergence Energy Services Limited

6. Mr. Vijay Saini, Manager, ICLEI

7. Mr. Jaideep Saraswat, Senior Manager - Clean Power, Electric Mobility & Green Hydrogen, Vasudha Foundation

8. Mr. Mohammad Athar Saif, Partner & Leader, CP&I and Industrial Development, PWC

9. Ms. Sunitha Anup, Researcher, The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) India

10. Mr. Kuldeep Sharma, Project Manager - Solar Projects & Component Leader, E-Mobility GIZ India

11. Mr. Kuhan Madhan, Policy Analyst, Guidance TN

Round Table 6

Alternate Mobility Solutions to Meet Paratransit Demand

Opening Remarks: Mr Soumitri Das, Project Management Specialist (Environment), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Moderator: Dr. Himani Jain, Senior Programme Lead, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Context Presentation: Mr. Krishna Khanna, Research Analyst, CEEW

Panelists:

1. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Sr Advisor (Railway & Urban Mobility Sector), World Bank

2. Dr. Geetam Tiwari, Emeritus Professor, The Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIP) Centre, IIT Delhi.

3. Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Professor Emeritus, CoE-UT

4. Dr. Shalini Sinha, Center Head and Principal Researcher of the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE-UT)

5. Mr Mihir Sorti, Transport Specialist, ADB

6. Mr Sudhir Badami, Independent Transportation Professional

7. Mr Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director, Ease of Doing Business, NHEV

8. Mr A.K.Gupta, Additional Director, Directorate of Urban Transport, Government of UP

9. Mr. T Srinivas, Global Head - Product Planning & Strategy (Tata Motors, Buses)

10. Mr. Shirish Mahendru, Technical Advisor - Sustainable Mobility - Clean fuels- SUM-ACA, GIZ India

11. Dr. Sandeep Gandhi, Ph.D, Principal SGA

12. Mr. Sourav Dhar, Senior Programme Lead, CEEW

Plenary Session 1

The Role of Local Governance in Sustainability of Transport (Mayoral Session)

Session Chair: Mr. Manoj Joshi IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Co-Chair & Moderator: Dr. I. P. Gautam IAS (Retd), Former Member, Lokpal of India

Panelists :

1. Adv. M Anil Kumar, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation

2. Mr. Dirk de Jager, Deputy Mayor, Ouder-Amstel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

3. Mr. Junaid Azim Mattu, Mayor, Srinagar Municipal Corporation

4. Mr. Pushyamitra Bhargav, Mayor, Indore Municipal Corporation

Special Session

ONDC Mobility – A Catalyst for Collaboration

Moderator: Mr Nitin Nair, Vice President, Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)

Panelists :

1. Mr. Shan M.S, Chief Growth Officer, Juspay Technologies

2. Mr. Manish Rathi, Chief Executive Officer, Intrcity SmartBus

3. Ms. Priya Singh, Co-founder and Director, Chalo Mobility Pvt Limited

4. Mr. Tapan Gosaliya, Co-founder & Board Director of Maventech Labs

Day 3 Sunday October 29, 2023
PATHWAY TOWARDS DIGITALIZATION AND ENERGY TRANSITION

Research Symposium 5

Vulnerable Road Users (VRUs) and Inclusive Mobility

Chairperson: Prof. Mohd. Shafi Mir, Professor, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

Rapporteur: Mr. Mustansir Farooq

Authors:

Modelling the natural “pause-and-go” walking behaviour of pedestrians in bidirectional flow

1. Karthika P Sobhana and Ashish Verma

A study on pedestrian behaviour in different road traffic facilities in Indian traffic scenario

2. Arpita Saha, Chayan Julaniya, Prajwal Manoj Madghe and Suryawanshi Shridhar

UNDERSTANDING THE UTILIZATION PATTERNS OF PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FACILITIES: EVIDENCE FROM BHOPAL CITY

3. Animesh Jain and Bivina G R

Road Infrastr ucture Affecting Fatal Crashes: A Case-Control Study

4. Parth Parikh, Mehraab Nazir, Aayushi Barot and Pankaj Prajapati

Exploring Pedestrian Dynamics at Metro Station for Effective Transportation Planning: Jaipur case study

5. Anuj Bhardwaj, Shalini Rankavat and D Sai Kiran Varma

Pedestrians’ Behavioral Analysis Through Critical Gap At Un-Signalized Unmarked Midblock Crossing In Delhi

6. Ravi Kant and Mukti Adwani

Research Symposium 6

Public Transport and Non- Motorized Transport (NMT)

Chairperson: Prof. Shalini Sinha, Professor, CEPT University

Rapporteur: Ms. Poonam Rajaram Adsule

Authors:

Analyzing User Satisfaction of BRTS through IST and Sentiment Analysis: A Case Study of Hubballi-Dharwad BRTS

1. Apoorva Rao and Dr. Yogeshwar Navandar

PM 2.5 Exposure at a Busy Traffic Intersection in Varanasi, India

2. Saroj Kanta Behera and Abhisek Mudgal

Examining the Travel Pattern and Behaviour of Women in Delhi

3. Akshaya Paul and Himanshi Sharma

Identifying Dependency of Service Quality on Perceived Transit Accessibility – A Latent Variable Causal Analysis Approach

4. Rohit Rathod, Darshan Gheewala, Pankaj Prajapati and Gaurang Joshi

Traffic Impact Analysis of On-Street Parking Near Signalized Intersections

5. Athira J, Sumit Aggarwal, Dr. Yogeshwar Navandar, Dr. Krishnamurthy Karuppanagounder and Dr. Velmurugan S

Exploring the Challenges and Demographics of Public Transport Drivers - Insights through Descriptive Analysis into Well-being and Urban Mobility

6. Shahiq Ahmad Wani and Ranju Mohan

Research Symposium 7

Electric and Smart Mobility

Chairperson: Prof. Pramesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi

Rapporteur: Mr. Vamsi Krishna G

Authors:

Intention to Adopt Electric Vehicles Among Early Adopters in a Developing Economy: An Oaxaca-Blinder Decomposition Approach

1. Furqan Bhat and Ashish Verma

A presentation on Service Quality Assessment of Electric Buses: A PLS-SEM Approach

2. Rupesh Kumar Yadav, Akshay Gupta, Pushpa Choudhary and Manoranjan Parida

Assessing real-world emissions from BS-VI Diesel Buses in Indian Urban and Sub-urban Traffic

3. Rohan Singh Rawat, Aishree Boruah, Chandrashekhar C, Dr. Digvijay S. Pawar and Dr. Pritha Chatterjee

Smart Mobility and Cities 2.0: Advancing Urban Transportation Planning through Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

4. Ashish Makanadar and Samit Shahane

Private SUV or Carpooling? – investigating impact of choices on Indian roads.

5. Nipun Choubey, Vaibhav Patil and Ashish Verma

Exploring the Influence of Socio-Demographic Factors on Electric Vehicle Type Preferences

6. Shaurya Mall and Ramesh Anbanandam

Research Symposium 8

Travel demand/Transport Planning

Chairperson: Prof. Manoj M, Associate Professor, IIT Delhi

Rapporteur: Mr. Yogi Shastri

Authors:

Development of a GIS-Based Approach for Spatial Disaggregation of Emissions from Road Traffic

1. Anurag Swarnkar, Bhola Ram Gurjar and Hemant Suman

PASSENGER DEMAND PREDICTION FOR METRO STATIONS USING PROBABILISTIC MODEL

2. Sanya Guleria

Viability of water transport for passenger movement in Kochi

3. Sneha Nirannanilathu and Naina Gupta

Measuring Shoppers' Perceived Satisfaction towards Pedestrianized Urban Commercial Market Spaces in Delhi

4. Shipra Verma, Ravi Kant and Shubhajit Sadhukhan

Passenger Ferry Service Level

5. Samruddhi Gujar and Mohit Dev

Parameters of Assessing Public Transport Accessibility for Indian Cities

6. Savita Lakra and Mayank Dubey

Technical Session 7

Shaping the Future of Mobility with Digitalization

Session Chair: Mr. Anjum Parwez, IAS, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL)

Moderator: Mr Vivek Ogra, Partner, Transport Consulting, EY

Speakers :

1. Mr Sajeev Maheshwari, Executive Director IT and AFC, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

2. Mr Nitin Nair, Vice President, ONDC

3. Mr. Alok Jain, CEO & MD, Trans-Consult Ltd

4. Ms. Priya Singh, Cofounder and Director, Chalo Mobility

5. Mr. Prashanth A., Vice President, Mobility Platform & Services, Bosch India

6. Mr. Vivekanand Kotikalapudi, Transport, Infrastructure Advisor, GIZ

Technical Session 8

Integrated & Sustainable Urban Freight and Logistics

Session Chair & Moderator: Mr. Sudhendu J Sinha, Advisor (Infrastructure Connectivity – Transport and Electric Mobility), NITI Aayog

Context Presentation: Ms. Viral Joshi, Research Associate (Transport and Urban Governance Division), TERI

Speakers :

1. Dr. Gitakrishnan Ramadurai, Professor (Transportation Engineering Division), IIT Madras

2. Prof. Sanjay Gupta, Dean Research and Professor of Transport Planning, The School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Delhi.

3. Mr. Shalendra Gupta, CFO & Co-founder, AltiGreen

4. Mr. Sharif Qamar, Associate Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

5. Ms. Priti Shukla, Project Manager (Electric Mobility Program), Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Round Table 7

Accelerating EV Charging Infrastructure - Innovation and Collaboration

Moderator: Professor Ashish Verma, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Context Presentation: Mr. Andrew Stokes, Senior Advisor – Innovator Support & International, Energy Systems Catapult

Panelists :

1. Ms. Lowri Williams, Practice Manager – Transport, Energy Systems Catapult

2. Mr. Maxson Lewis, Managing Director, Magenta Mobility

3. Ms. Chaitanya Kanuri, Associate Director – Electric Mobility, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India

4. Mr Prashanth Varanasi, Principal Consultant, Xynteo

5. Ms. Varsha Vasudeva, Co-Founder and CEO, buymyEV

6. Mr. Sathya Sankaran, Co-Founder and Director, Urban Morph

7. Mr. Prashant Palani, Haritha Mobility Solutions

Round Table 8

Policy Intervention for Clean Energy Transition in Transportation

Moderator: Mr. Amit Bhatt, Managing Director, The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), India

Context Presentation: Ms. Revathy Pradeep, Researcher, ICCT

Panelists :

1. Mr. K R Jyothilal, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala

2. Dr. Hanif Qureshi, IPS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries

3. Mr. Ashish Tiwari, Secretary, DOEFCC, Govt. of UP

4. Mr. Athar Aamir Khan IAS, Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation and CEO & MD, Srinagar Smart City Limited (SSCL)

5. Mr Narayan Kumar, Associate Director, Shakti Foundation

6. Mr. Pankaj Kumar Singh, Chief Project Manager (Hydrogen Trainset), Northern Railways

7. Mr. Anuj Malhotra, General Manager, Srinagar Smart City Limited (SSCL)

8. Mr. Indradip Mitra, Senior Project Advisor, Indo German Energy Programme, GIZ

9. Ms. Sarika Panda Bhatt, Director Nagarro and Co-Founder, Raahgiri

Plenary Session 2

India's Roadmap of Action towards Decarbonizing Transportation

Moderator: Ms. Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director, Centre for Science and Environment

Panelists :

1. Mr. K R Jyothilal IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala

2. Mr. Sudhendu J Sinha, Advisor (Infrastructure Connectivity – Transport and Electric Mobility), NITI Aayog

3. Mr. Manish Gupta, Executive Director – Electrical Energy Management, Railway Board (Ministry of Railways)

4. Mr. Sharad Saxena, Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

5. Mr. Madhav Pai, CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI) India

Valedictory Session
Welcome Address

by Shri Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Opening Remarks

by Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

 

Distribution of Awards

for “Excellence/Best Practice Projects in Urban Transport” by Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

 

Launch of UMI 2024 :

by Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

 

Vote of Thanks

by Shri Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

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