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“Smart mobility has become the need of the hour” – Schneider Electric

“Smart mobility has become the need of the hour” – Schneider Electric

Mar 12, 2015

Mr Anil Kadam is Senior Manager – Solution Architect for Energy and Utilities (Smart Grids) at Schneider Electric. This interview is the second of our 6th research study: “Smart cities and sustainable transport”.   India Transport Portal: 100 smart cities are planned to be built in India…Have you already been involved in Smart cities around the...

GE Transportation-“Indian rail roads can adopt technologies that enable more safety”

GE Transportation-“Indian rail roads can adopt technologies that enable more safety”

Mar 4, 2015

Mr Vageesh Patil is the General Manager of GE Transportation Engineering India. He accepted to answer our questions about GE activities in India and how their products can be sustainable and very innovative for India. This interview is the first of our 6th research study: “Smart cities and sustainable transport”.       India Transport...

“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways” by Nitin Sarin

“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways” by Nitin Sarin

Sep 15, 2014

Rarely do you find a transportation system in the world, which can boast about transporting a massive 23 million persons in a single day: The Indian Railways is one such system. Whether persons or cargo, all find their way to be transported by some sort of rail transport in India. Apart from that, train stations have become iconic eco systems in themselves,...

“Rail is a long-term industry and we need governments that have the vision and courage”: Interview with Howard Rosen, Chairman – Rail Working Group

“Rail is a long-term industry and we need governments that have the vision and courage”: Interview with Howard Rosen, Chairman – Rail Working Group

Jun 12, 2014

Howard Rosen, Chairman of the Rail Working group will be a key speaker at the fourth Annual Modern Railways with which Indian Transport Portal is a partner. For this occasion, he is answering our questions and giving exclusive insights on railways in India, best practices around the world and the urgent need to think of long-term solutions for transport and...

Which transportation challenges for the next Prime Minister? By Sriraman Siva, Professor of Transport Economics – University of Mumbai

Which transportation challenges for the next Prime Minister? By Sriraman Siva, Professor of Transport Economics – University of Mumbai

May 26, 2014

Narendra Modi has been endorsed as India’s next prime minister. Sriraman Siva, Walchand Hirachand Professor of Transport Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai provides quick insights on the main transportation issues that he is facing. 1 Railways The PM designate hamis promised a more effective role for the railways. But that would mean...

“Asian Development Bank subscribes to the framework of “Avoid-Shift-Improve”, which prioritizes interventions that will support sustainability for the transport sector” : Ravi Peri – Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

“Asian Development Bank subscribes to the framework of “Avoid-Shift-Improve”, which prioritizes interventions that will support sustainability for the transport sector” : Ravi Peri –  Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Apr 8, 2014

India Transport Portal: Please present us the Asian Development Bank with a focus on the transportation sector. What are your main initiatives in India? Mr. Ravi Peri: ADB’s Strategy 2020 – the Bank’s long-term strategic framework for 2008-2020 – focuses on the three critical strategic agendas in developing Asia: inclusive economic...