Saturday, 29 July 2017

NITI Ayog clears six Proposals for High Tech Public Tranport


       The NITI Aayog has approved 6 transport proposals of the Transport ministry exploring options to improve public transport.

It includes high-tech mass rapid transportation technologies such as Metrino, Hyperloop, Pod taxis, hybrid buses Stadler buses, and freight rail road.
The new technologies are being explored by the Government as current public transportation is unable to resolve the increasing traffic crisis in the country.
The ministry of road transport and highways had sought the approval of NITI Aayog to experiment and introduce six latest mass rapid transportation technologies.

Points to remember:-
NITI Aayog, was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet on January 1, 2015.
Chairperson:-Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister
Vice Chairperson:-Dr. Arvind Panagariya
Chief Executive Officer: - Shri Amitabh Kant

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